Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Software Engineer

Gilbert, AZ
Engineering and Sciences Information Technology


Job Description

Job ID: COC20182006-46254

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary

Seeking a highly creative and energetic software engineer to support development of real-time embedded Flight Software (FSW) in C++ within the VxWorks RTOS to meet customer requirements.   This includes supporting all phases of a software engineering life cycle (requirements analysis, preliminary design, detailed design, implementation and unit test, integration and test, software acceptance testing, deployment and operational support) per an organizational software process which is compliant to CMMI level 3. 

Job Responsibilities

(1) be working in a team environment, but must be able to work independently as well. 

(2)  Must be capable of presenting material to an audience and in front of a customer.  

(3) Has to be able to work within a dynamic environment where priorities and/or requirements can occasionally change; and 

(4) Must have good writing and communication skills necessary to document work that is being performed and as identified by the organizational processes. Required Qualifications Include Knowledge of the following:  VxWorks, C++
& UML

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 2 years or Masters Degree in Engineering.

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.


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Information Technology, Engineering
Group: Space