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Principal / Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer / Digital Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Woodland Hills
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10156758

  • Category: -Engineering
  • Location: Woodland Hills, California, United States of America
  • Clearance Type: -Secret
  • Telecommute: -No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: -1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: -Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation Assistance: -Relocation assistance may be availableAt 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. - Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. - Come be a part of our mission! We are looking for you to join our team as an Embedded Software Engineer / Digital Engineer based out of Woodland Hills, CA. As an Embedded Software Engineer / Digital Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. - 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. What You'll get to Do: Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Digital Engineer, Embedded Software Engineer to join our diverse and talented Digital Technology team in the design, implementation, and integration of real-time embedded software & VHDL coding for our next generation Embedded GPS/Inertial Navigation System. Development performed at our Woodland Hills, CA site.
    • Designing and writing GPS receiver source code across our product line of hardware form factors
    • Debugging or modifying existing code to add new features or correct defects
    • Ensuring execution of the software engineering process across the development life cycle
    • Estimation, planning and prioritization of tasks to meet program deadlines
    • Reporting on project status and progress measured against specific plans
    • Developing host applications and tools to interface and test products
    • Supporting in the field integrations and demonstration efforts
    • Putting our customer first through customer support activities
    • Expanding our knowledge base together through mentorship and training opportunities.
    • Make the change and join us in our passionate pursuit to protect those that protect us!NGFeaturedJobs This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level. - Basic Qualifications for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer / Digital Engineer are:
      • 5 years of Engineering experience with a Bachelors of Science in a STEM discipline; 3 years of Engineering experience with Masters
      • Experience with both FPGA coding and embedded software
      • Experience with VHDL and or software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug, and maintenance required
      • Experience in Software Architecture design and implementation
      • Demonstrated use of high-level programming languages such as C, C++, or Java, or scripting languages such as Python
      • Experience in security architecting and coding
      • Experience using software management and workflow automation tools such as ClearCase, Git, ClearQuest, or Jira
      • US Citizenship
      • Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret Clearance
      • Engineering experience or academic background in the navigation/FPNT domain, specifically in one or more of the following areas:
        • NAVWAR Algorithms
        • Timing and Distributed Clock Algorithms
        • Strapdown Inertial Navigation Systems
        • SDR or software defined radios
        • Instrument and navigation applications
        • Multi-Sensor Fusion Algorithms
        • Quantum Science
        • IMU Systems engineering
        • MEMS Instrument Engineering
        • Instrument engineering
        • GPS receiver
        • Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) SDRsBasic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer / Digital Engineer are:
          • 9 years of Engineering experience with a Bachelors of Science in a STEM discipline; 7 years of Engineering experience with Masters; 4 years with a PhD
          • Experience with both FPGA coding and embedded software
          • Experience with VHDL and or software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug, and maintenance required
          • Experience in Software Architecture design and implementation
          • Demonstrated use of high-level programming languages such as C, C++, or Java, or scripting languages such as Python
          • Experience in security architecting and coding
          • Experience using software management and workflow automation tools such as ClearCase, Git, ClearQuest, or Jira
          • US Citizenship
          • Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret Clearance
          • Engineering experience or academic background in the navigation/FPNT domain, specifically in one or more of the following areas:
          • Engineering experience or academic background in the navigation/FPNT domain, specifically in one or more of the following areas:
            • NAVWAR Algorithms
            • Timing and Distributed Clock Algorithms
            • Strapdown Inertial Navigation Systems
            • SDR or software defined radios
            • Instrument and navigation applications
            • Multi-Sensor Fusion Algorithms
            • Quantum Science
            • IMU Systems engineering
            • MEMS Instrument Engineering
            • Instrument engineering
            • GPS receiver
            • Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) SDRsPreferred Qualifications:
              • Real-time safety-critical embedded software systems development experience (including APIs, interfaces and device drivers)
              • Navigation and/or Integrated Avionics System development experience
              • Demonstrated capability to develop UML software designs using design tools such as Rhapsody and/or Model Based Engineering designs using tools such as Simulink or SCADE
              • Experience with the full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation and unit test, integration, and maintenance
              • Experience with software test tools such as LDRA and Vector Cast and code analysis tools such as PolyspaceThis position is contingent upon program award as well as the ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret Clearance.Salary Range: $118,000 - $177,000Salary Range 2: $146,300 - $219,500The 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles , Principal / Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer / Digital Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Woodland Hills, California

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