Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 49 days ago

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Embedded Software Engineer to be responsible for the design, development, and integration of real time embedded software for a multi-function sensor system. The work will involve design, development, integration, debugging, and verification of software and drivers, primarily in C++. The person will need to interface with other business disciplines such as: systems engineering to develop software requirements and technical specifications, hardware engineering to support integration efforts, and program management to discuss technical program issues. The person will need to track defects, develop resolutions and report technical status. They will also need to develop and execute unit-level and product verification test plans, and track and report test status. Additionally, the selected individual will conduct reviews of software related products, software designs, and additional technical documents. The responsibilities include active participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPT), design reviews and other reviews, as required.

The selected individual will actively participate in technical peer reviews to ensure system/software requirements are being met from an end to end system point of view. Individuals must be self-starters and able to efficiently operate in a small team environment.

This position is located in Linthicum, MD.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline.
  • At least 5 years of software engineering experience in a professional setting (3 years with Master's Degree; 0 years with PhD)
  • Experience in Embedded C/C++ development
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain an maintain a US Security Clearance at a Secret level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • ACTIVE US Security clearance at a Secret Level or higher.