Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr Embedded Software Engineer

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: JEZ20182906-46395

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:

A software/computer/electrical engineer, motivated to learn and excel in an avionics software development environment, is needed for immediate support of National Security Space programs. The ideal candidate will have experience programming in C/C++, be knowledgeable of real-time operating systems and comfortable writing software and debugging it in an avionics integration and test environment. Excellent writing and reading skills are required as the candidate will be involved in the entire software development, test and operations lifecycle. Candidates will participate in software requirements analysis and specification, test planning from unit to system level, planning and performing software qualification tests and writing test reports as part of teams developing software for both existing and in-development spacecraft programs.

In addition to writing and testing software, candidates will coordinate test platform development projects from specification through design, procurement, certification and checkout. Familiarity with typical spacecraft avionics communication standards and basic electrical engineering practices is required. The ability to work in a team setting and effectively communicate among diverse engineering teams is essential.

Qualification:

Bachelor’s Degree and 4 or more years of related experience is required.

*Top Secret Security Clearance is required*

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: Engineering
Group: Space