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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal/Sr Principal AVE Test/Real-Time Simulation SW Developer in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a GBSD Principal/Sr Principal AVE Test/Real-Time Simulation SW Developer. This position will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This position will ultimately be located in Roy, UT as of January 1, 2022. In the interim the position will be performed primarily from El Segundo, CA. Specific arrangements relative to relocation to be determined based on the candidate location. This position may filled at a higher level based on qualifications listed below. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What you'll get to do:

The Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) IPT seeks a real-time simulation developer to join our diverse team. The real-time simulation models vehicle dynamics and hosts embedded software in a hardware-in-the-loop laboratory setting. The engineer should have background in aerospace vehicle dynamics simulation modeling, control systems, software, or laboratory simulation. Responsibilities include developing, testing, and integrating fidelity enhancements to GN&C analyst's simulations for real-time system implementation. Additionally, this effort includes enhancing and maintaining various tools that generate interface software, build command inputs, post-process recorded output, and interface the simulation to operator graphical visualization tools, as well as, maintain a database of all command and telemetry items and a requirements specification/ICD for the real-time recording software.

Seeking an engineer with a strong software background to support development of Real-time simulators for HWIL/Testbeds/SILs.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



You'll bring these qualifications:

This position may be filled at a Principal Software Engineer level or Sr. Principal Software Engineer level

  • This position requires the following education and related experience:

  • Principal level: Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience; Master's degree with 3 years; or a PhD with 0 years

  • Sr. Principal level: Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience; Master's degree with 3 years; or a PhD with 4 years

  • Experience is required with at least one of the following:

  • Developing, testing, and integrating real-time embedded software and/or associated software tools

  • Implementing and testing mathematical behavioral models of dynamic systems and/or electronics hardware

  • U.S. Citizenship and hold an Active DOD Secret Clearance awarded within 6 years, and the ability to obtain SAP clearance

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Familiarity with guidance, navigation, and control system concepts

  • Experience working in an Agile team

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering