Staff Embedded Software Engineer - Secure Processing

    Northrop Grumman
    Baltimore, MD
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector (NGMS) is a leading global provider of secure software-defined, hardware enabled mission systems. Our company is pioneering capabilities in a wide variety of sectors that keep our nation and our allies safe from undersea to space and cyberspace.

    NGMS is seeking a Staff Embedded Software Engineer with the desire to learn new technologies to join our innovative Secure Processing/Mission Security team to help develop, enhance and maintain software on cutting edge products and systems. Candidates will work on software systems for mission systems in all phases of the software development lifecycle, primarily in C/C++.

    The selected individual will interface with systems engineering to develop flow down software requirements and technical specifications. Responsibilities include identifying risks, suggesting mitigation, tracking defects, developing resolutions, and reporting status. The individual will also be expected to develop and execute unit tests and build 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 the 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 team environment. Existing engineering and system specialists will be made available to assist with any activities associated with executing primary tasking. However, the selected individuals will be expected to prioritize and make recommendations to Technical Leads, as required, to implement tasking assigned.

    This position is located in Linthicum, MD


    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) discipline
    • A minimum of 14 years of experience in a related industry (12 years with MS; 9 years with PhD)
    • C/C++ programming experience
    • Proficiency in working with real time embedded software
    • Experience with full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug and maintenance is required
    • An ACTIVE US DoD Security Clearance at the Secret Level (or higher) is required for this position
    • Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Special Access Programs (SAP) prior to starting employment.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with development drivers and middleware (RTOS, Linux and/or VxWorks)
    • Experience with anti-tampering (cryptographic, secure comms, logging, SW development)
    • Expereince with test framework/application and system verification
    • Experience with Matlab
    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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Posting ID: 556638708Posted: 2020-05-21