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Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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.

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the design, implementation and unit test of real-time embedded software for target launch vehicles. This may include the development of software requirement specifications and design documentation as well as participating in software process activities such as peer reviews, integration testing, and software configuration management. The development will range from modifying/maintaining existing software baselines to new design and implementation.

The ideal candidate shall possess a Bachelor's Degree in Computer or Software Engineering with a minimum of three (3) years of embedded software development experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Object Oriented (OO) software development experience with the C++ programming language
  • Experience in embedded real-time software development, debug and test
  • Experience with real time operating systems (RTOS) environments including VxWorks, LynxOS or equivalent
  • Able to communicate openly and effectively with teammates, other engineering disciplines and customer representatives as a team player
  • The ability to obtain a security clearanceDesired Qualifications:
    • Proficiency with Linux software development tools and cross compilers
    • Active Secret Clearance
    • Agile scaled framework experience using tools such as Atlassian Jira, Confluence, etc.
    • Experience with PowerPC processors (e.g. PPC750, MPC8280)
    • Interrupt Service Routine, Device Driver, and chip level software development and debugging experience
    • Experience with digital communication protocols (Ethernet, UART, HDLC, CAN, I2C, etc)
    • Working knowledge of hardware/software analysis tools (debuggers, logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, emulators, etc)
    • Experience with spacecraft or launch systems software developmentMinimum Qualifications:
      2 Years Experience with a Bachelors Degree

      Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 USD

      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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

      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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Chandler , Embedded Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chandler, Arizona

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