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Engineer Software (Space/Satellite Systems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10017387

Category: EngineeringLocation: Gilbert - AZ, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: Not Applicable (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

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.
A Software/Computer/Electrical Engineer, motivated to learn and excel in an embedded software development environment. Qualified candidates would participate in software requirements analysis and specification, test planning from unit to system level, planning and performing software qualification tests and writing test reports as part of teams developing software for both existing and in-development spacecraft programs.In addition to developing software, candidates should be familiar with basic electrical engineering practices as they apply to integration and debugging of systems in a laboratory setting. The ideal candidate will have expertise in C/C++ programming, hands on experience with real-time operating systems (VxWorks) and be knowledgeable of embedded software development, integration and test of aerospace avionics systems. An understanding of waterfall, spiral and Agile software development processes and continuous integration using Jenkins is valuable. Familiarity and recent use of other open source tools to perform software rapid prototyping is also desirable.Primary duties and responsibilities:
  • Participate in software requirements review, preliminary and critical design reviews, integration readiness review and software acceptance reviews. Manages and analyzes requirements, and designs, develops and tests complex software systems.
  • Make frequent contact with customers, both internal and external, concerning design, development and maintenance of software. Interact with senior customer personnel on significant technical matters.
  • Work directly with integration and test and other engineering disciplines to resolve complex spacecraft system problems
  • Develop embedded avionics software in support of Spacecraft solutions.Basic Qualifications:
    • Software: C/C++
    • Basic understanding of software version control; familiarity with common software configuration management (Subversion, Git), problem tracking (Jira, Trac), scripting languages (Python, Perl) or continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Bamboo)
    • U.S. citizen
    • Minimum of 2 years related experiencePreferred Qualifications:
      • Embedded Software: VxWorks, Micro Controller Development or CubeSat
      • Bachelor's Degree

        Salary Range: 71100 - 106700

        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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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, Gilbert , Engineer Software (Space/Satellite Systems), IT / Software / Systems , Gilbert, Arizona

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