Staff Engr Embedded S/W-19030419

Location: Point Mugu
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 3
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.

The Engineering & 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!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Staff Embedded Software Engineer supporting our EA18G program based out of Point Mugu, CA.

What Youll get to Do:

We are seeking a lead/senior software engineer for full time assignment supporting design and development of Airborne Electronic Attack system Operational Flight Program (OFP) software for the EA-18G aircraft. Successful candidate will have experience in design, development and integration of real-time embedded software. We are looking for a senior software engineer with the ability to work in a dynamic team environment that requires interaction with distributed teams including the Navy customer and other contractors. The position requires the ability to coordinate and collaborate with external organizations and internal functional disciplines to plan, execute and work through program activities and issues; with strong oral/written communications skills and demonstrated technical leadership capabilities. Must be able to maintain strong customer relationships and provide innovative technical solutions specific to software and the domain of electronic attack.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in STEM field with 14 years related experience in development and maintenance of real-time embedded software systems or a Masters Degree in STEM field with 12 years related experience or a PHD in a STEM field with 9 years related experience.
  • US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD secret clearance is required
  • Requires strong oral/written communications skills.- demonstrated understanding and experience with developing complex DoD programs that utilize OOD, open architecture standards and real time operating systems for embedded software development
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with the full software development life cycle from definition of system/software requirements, software design, software implementation and unit test, Software integration test and support of system integration testing in a leadership role
  • Experience with designing, communicating, presenting, and documenting complex software requirements, architectures and UML based software design.
  • Ability to generate, review, and present system level and software level requirements particularly in the domain of Electronic Attack software and related domains.
  • Ability to present complicated software designs and architectures to both internal and external customers such as the DoD government agencies.
  • Expert knowledge of requirements management processes and tools.
  • Proven software development using object-oriented higher order programming languages such as ADA and C++.
  • Experience with developing system/software artifacts and software development tools and environments 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Green Hills Integrity RTOS
  • Knowledge of ClearCase, ClearQuest, DOORS
  • Experience with open architecture standards such as FACE and OMS
  • Successful implementation of a CMMI level 3 certification or equivalent process standard
  • Current secret or higher level clearance
  • Demonstrated experience leading a large technical team

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Training and Development
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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.

Job ID: 19030419

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position