Senior Principal Engineer Embedded Software in Mcclellan, CA

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

Mcclellan, CA 95652

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago


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 nation's 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, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering & Sciences 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 Senior Principal Engineer Embedded Software based out of McClellan, CA (Sacramento area).

What You'll get to Do:

Design, develop, document, test and debug systems software that enables the unique and innovative hardware systems

Apply appropriate corporate and industry standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle, following Agile and DevOps methodologies.

Diagnose problems encountered during application integration with your products and those developed by others, and address fixes/enhancements according to prescribed program processes.

Lead the design and development of complex software using a variety of programming and scripting languages, on diverse platforms including UNIX, Linux and Windows based operating systems, utilizing modern configuration management tools and related software development tools.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) discipline and 9 years of relevant work experience, or 7 years of experience with a Master's degree in a STEM discipline, or 4 years relevant work experience with a PhD
  • Extensive experience developing embedded systems running Linux or other real time kernels
  • Solid hardware integration experience and debugging skills
  • Experience with SoC software and firmware development in a real time runtime environment
  • Extensive experience with C or C++
  • Expertise with systematic testing methods
  • Expert understanding of all phases of software development, and practical experience in an Agile / DevOps environment
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI (access) security clearance

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Java or Python
  • Current active TS/SCI (access) security clearance
  • Experience developing signal processing systems and mathematical transforms such as FFT as applied to radio signal decoding and demodulation.
  • Experience with Xilinx silicon-on-chip tools and development
  • Experience with Model Based Engineering and related tools
  • Knowledge of and experience applying machine learning to various problem domains
  • Expertise in developing mathematical solutions using MATLAB
  • Knowledge of RADAR processing techniques and algorithms

Valid Through: 2019-11-12