iReturn Software/Firmware Engineer

    Northrop Grumman
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Software Engineer.

    The qualified applicant will join a cohort of employees re-entering the workforce after a career break of at least two years. This cohort will receive special on-boarding designed to provide an effective re-entry into the workforce. iReturn
    provides experienced professionals with a 12-week "returnship" to prepare for a full-time career in one of several fields at Northrop Grumman through training, professional development and networking opportunities. Qualified applicants will
    join a cohort of employees returning to the workforce after a 2+ career break for this "returnship" program that focuses on giving you a seamless transition back into the workforce. This cohort program will approximately run from August - December and prepare candidates for an effective re-entry into the workforce. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for full-time roles with the company.

    Learn more about the iReturn program here

    The selected candidate will be welcomed into a team aligned to support the SWDT Engineering team.

    The Software & Digital Technologies (SWDT) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a candidate to join a growing community of engineering professionals in the greater Chicago region at the Rolling Meadows, IL site.

    Our engineering community is composed of incredible people with different abilities, diverse thinking and varied backgrounds
    who find professional fulfillment solving sophisticated global security problems and supporting the development of new and emerging technologies.

    The qualified applicant will support full life-cycle product development of Radio Frequency Electronic Warfare (RFEW), Infrared Counter Measures (IRCM) and Advanced Target & Surveillance (ATS) Systems. This includes RF
    countermeasures, IR countermeasures, airborne imaging and tracking, and various PC based applications. Applications include read-time control, target class/detect/tracking, data acquisition and analysis, signal processing, intelligence data cross-correlation, image processing, database management, and GUI development. The assignments possible within the role include requirements analysis and system architecture, coding, design and verification using state of the art tools and techniques and utilize the Agile development framework and Model Based Engineering.


    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

    - Bachelor's degree in a STEM field
    - 4+ years professional experience and a current career break of at least two years.
    - Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    - Ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into software requirements, design, and test specifications
    - Working knowledge in programming embedded software using: C and Object Oriented C++

    - FPGA/VHDL design
    - Working knowledge in operating system concepts for embedded systems
    - Ability to test, debug and integrate on embedded systems
    - Working knowledge in using requirement management, configuration management and change management tools.

    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.

    Posting ID: 559538090Posted: 2020-06-04