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Principal Software Engineer

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.
Essential Functions:
  • Design and develop test automation software for use across multi-domain, multi-platform system integration laboratories
  • Analyze and interpret formal and informal customer requirements and generate corresponding lower level requirements that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Consult with customer stakeholders and present ideas in small group settings
  • Create innovative technical design in compliance with established requirements
  • Build high-quality, fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design
  • Define, implement and document system test
  • Perform troubleshooting as required
  • Perform multiple platform system integration
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years of software and/or test/integration engineering experience OR
  • Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3+ years of software and/or test/integration engineering experience OR
  • PhD Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain program access
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with the following Software Languages: C++, Python, C#, JavaScript, AngularJS, Python, Django
  • Experience with the following Databases: SQL, PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite
  • Experience with HW Interfaces (i.e. A429, 1553, 1394 etc) & Protocols (i.e. DDS, UDP, TCP/IP etc)
  • Experience with Hardware-in-the-Loop testing paradigm
  • Has experience performing:
    • Test Software Design, Implementation and Integration
    • Multi-platform, Multi-language System Integration
    • Designing / developing test automation scripts
    • Requirement interpretation / creation / management
    • Technical estimating and schedule planning
    • Troubleshooting / performance tuning / system administration
  • A current DoD Secret level security Clearance
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

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.

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