Principal Engineer Embedded Software / Sr. Principal Engineer Embedded Software (Embedded)Roy, UT

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products, and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking Principal Engineer Embedded Software / Sr. Principal Engineer Embedded Software (Embedded) in support of the Sentinel program. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities, and associated infrastructure. This position is located: Roy, Utah. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What you will get to do, specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

• Derive and allocate requirements into detailed design

• Designs, develops and tests embedded real-time device layer, middleware and/or application layer software.

• Designs, develops, and tests simulation software for use in high fidelity simulation of embedded real-time systems integration of simulators may include console and weapon system simulations, virtual reality, and augmented reality

• Collaborates with Systems and Quality Engineers to ensure software requirements are met

• Performs software peer reviews, version control, automated tests, software analysis, continuous integration, and continuous delivery in accordance with DevSecOps processes and best practices

• Performs code quality management and corrects defects

• Coordinates with HW/SW team to perform retests and regression tests once defects are corrected

Candidate should have:

• Previous practical experience bridging requirements into software design and implementation including active work in DOORs and architecture models through detailed design documentation and into code

• Experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GitLAB.

• Experience with deployment automation tools such as chef, puppet or ansible

• Experience with working in a fast pace, agile environment with the ability to work on cross-function Scrum team focused on quality and capability delivery

• Experience with C/C++ development.

• Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

• Familiarity with distributed version control software (Git, Mercurial)

• Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

• Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming), Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe for Lean Enterprises

Position Benefits:

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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Principal Engineer Embedded Software: 5 Years with Bachelor's in a STEM discipline, 3 Years with Masters, 0 Years with PhD.

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.

  • Must be able to be successfully screened for Enhanced Security Clearances, within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

  • Experience in a formal technical lead position

  • Experience with C++ and object-oriented design

  • Experience with full life cycle of software development and Agile software development

  • Experience with architecting and/or writing requirements and/or developing software applications for flight systems.

  • Sr. Principal Engineer Embedded Software: 9 Years with Bachelor's in a STEM discipline, 7 Years with Masters, 4 Years with PhD.

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.

  • Must be able to be successfully screened for Enhanced Security Clearances, within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

  • Experience in a formal technical lead position.

  • 5+ years with C++ and object-oriented design.

  • Knowledge of developing software for a hard real-time system.

  • 5+ years of full life cycle of software development and Agile software development.

  • 5+ years architecting and/or writing requirements and/or developing software applications for flight system.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 5 years or ability to obtain.

  • Master's degree in engineering or computer science from an accredited institution

  • Experience developing missile flight systems software.

  • Experience with developing software for hardware devices.

  • Experience with DO-178C compliance.

  • Experience with nuclear surety requirements (AFMAN 91-119)

  • Able to assimilate information from multiple sources, create coherent plans and then execute those plans.

  • Experience developing or debugging operating system software targeted for an embedded system.

  • Familiarity with Jira.

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Salary Range: $90,400 - $135,600

Salary Range 2: $112,000 - $168,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.