Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr. Software Enginer

Gilbert, AZ
Engineering and Sciences Information Technology


Job Description

Job ID: COC20183105-45958

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

Design and develop software scripts to test real-time spacecraft flight software.  Debug and diagnose software in a lab environment.  Coordinate with engineering peers of other disciplines to develop software tests, support software integration activities and resolve software/hardware issues.  The candidate must work in a team setting but should be able to independently and efficiently manage their time to complete assignments in a dynamic, schedule-driven environment.

Job Responsibilities

1. Review and assess software requirements;  

2. Develop software test procedures and test verification scripts; 

3. Write test verification documentation for new and existing programs;  

4. Consult with various stakeholders to help ensure requirements are testable and fully verified;  

5. Perform software qualification test.

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 4 years or Masters in Engineering & 2 years.

**Must have Perl script development**

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: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Perl, Information Technology, Engineering
Group: Space