Northrop Grumman Software Engineer 4 - Architect in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Software Architect/System Integrator

The program has a great opportunity for those looking to move into a software chief architect/system engineering/system integrator type role! This position is for a highly motivated individual that wants to be in on the ground floor to define the requirements/architecture/design for the development of the router product which integrates with several subsystems as well as the ground system. This position provides visibility at the segment and system level as the product is integrated. As the chief architect/system integrator lead you will provide technical expertise to the development team, identify and plan out risk reduction activities as well as provide guidance to the SW IPT lead. Experience in embedded real-time processing and platforms; integration of large scale software products, and ground experience highly recommended.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, OR other applicable STEM discipline, with 9 years of experience; OR 7 years of experience with a STEM Master's degree

  • Proficiency in embedded, real-time application and infrastructure software development (VxWorks) and in software development for ground-based test environments including Graphical User Interface (GUI) implementation

  • Proficiency in reviewing and flowing down customer requirements, and performing detailed design, coding, and testing of those requirements in accordance with corporate and USG standards

  • Laboratory experience, including experience with validation and troubleshooting of hardware and software systems for aerospace, and with laboratory test networks and instrumentation

  • Expertise in C and C++ Proven ability to communicate and present to internal and external customers verbally and written forms to support technical reviews and assessments

  • Requires an active"DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with GPS concepts, including navigation messages, ranging codes, waveforms, commands/telemetry, and/or receiver algorithms

  • Familiarity with principles of secure coding, and with processes and protocols for assuring cybersecurity in flight software and flight payload architectures, including application of RMF controls and cryptography

  • Experience with one or more of the following: QorIQ processing platform, Serial RapidIO interface/protocol, MIL-STD-1553

  • Previous experience leading a team of multiple engineers

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.