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Principal Software Engineer (AHT)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Warner Robins
Posted on: June 20, 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is looking for an energetic, self-directed, and focused Principal Software Engineer to join our Test Solutions team located in Warner Robins, GA. The Test Solutions team consists of Systems, Hardware, Software, and Test Engineering professionals working as a team to rapidly develop emerging technologies while performing modern upgrades to legacy Test Solutions.

What you'll get to do:
The selected candidate will get the opportunity to work Research and Development (R&D) programs with an experienced and energetic team to rapidly develop and deploy various test solutions. This candidate will develop, integrate, test, and deliver test solutions to both internal and external customers for testing various avionics, radar and electronic warfare programs. The candidate will have the opportunity to take ownership of difficult problems and drive to a solution while working in a supportive team environment. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to accelerate their understanding of hardware and software integration in the context of an overall systems view.

Your responsibilities also include:

  • Develop software using software engineering best practices and standards
  • Participate in the full life cycle of software development, to include requirements development, application development, modular testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and upgrades
  • Apply technical expertise in solving complex integration problems
  • Interact frequently with Program Management, external suppliers and/or government customers Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering from an accredited university with at least 5-years of systems or software engineering experience OR a master's degree in one of the above listed majors with at least 3-years of systems or software engineering experience OR a PhD in one of the above listed majors
    • Experience developing software in C/C++
    • Must currently hold or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs
    • Must have excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in C/C++ object-oriented programming within a Windows environment
      • Experience developing custom displays and user interfaces
      • Familiarity with Rapid Application Development (RAD) development environments (QT, .NET, C++ Builder)
      • Familiarity with software configuration management tools (JIRA, Bitbucket, etc.)
      • Familiarity with LABVIEW, TestStand, and/or Python
      • Familiarity with Software integration and test techniques
      • Familiarity with integration of avionics interfaces (Ethernet, Fiber Channel, Firewire, MIL-STD-1553B, ARINC-429, etc.) .

        Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

        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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Warner Robins , Principal Software Engineer (AHT), Education / Teaching , Warner Robins, Georgia

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