Principal/Sr. Principal Embedded Software- Digital Signal Processing San Diego, CA

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.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Digital Engineer based out of San Diego, Ca. As a Digital Engineer at Northrop Grumman, you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

At the Northrop Grumman San Diego campus our Advanced Digital Design organization creates the next generation of communications and signal processing systems, and will take ideas from concept to working systems aboard the world's most advanced platforms right here in always-sunny San Diego. We design in our campus of labs and on-site advanced manufacturing just minutes from the beach and everything for which southern California is famous. It's work that matters and a career that can takes you places. We seek degreed computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering engineers with hands-on experience in software development in C++ for digital signal processors (DSPs).

What you will get to do:

  • Plans, develops requirements, designs, develops, tests, operates and maintains software and DSP firmware components and computing systems software to be applied to and integrated within software-defined radios

  • Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of such engineering applications and products such as laboratory simulation systems, aircraft and ground radios, electronic warfare jammers, mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Interfaces with multi-discipline team members, customers, suppliers, application users and other technical and support personnel. Identifying risks, suggesting mitigation, tracking defects, developing resolutions, and reporting status.

  • Active participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPT), design reviews, and other reviews, including document reviews, as required.

  • Actively participate in the technical peer reviews to ensure system/software requirements are being met from an end-to-end system point of view.

This position will require onsite work in secure workspaces.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the requirements below.

Basic Qualifications Principal Embedded Software Engineer

  • 5 years of relevant professional experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related STEM discipline; 3 years with Masters; 1 years with a PhD

Basic Qualification for Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer

  • 9 years of relevant professional experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related STEM discipline; 7 years with Masters; 3 years with a PhD

Principal and Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer

  • Experience with full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug and maintenance is required

  • Experienced with developing embedded, real-time software using C/C++ for DSP application and understanding of software development processes

  • Clearance: Candidate must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain an active U.S. Government DOD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications Principal and Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer:

  • Familiar with tools such as Rhapsody, GreenHills MULTI Integrated Development Environment, DOORS and ClearCase/ClearQuest

  • Experience with GreenHills Integrity

  • Experience with MATLAB

  • Experience with DoD tactical waveforms

  • Proficiency with TI DSPs and Code Composer Studio

  • Clearance: Active DOD Secret Clearance

Salary Range: $104,600 - $157,000

Salary Range 2: $129,700 - $194,500

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.

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.