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Senior Principal VxWorks Software Engineer (No Clearance Required to Start)

Northrop Grumman

Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman's Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a **Software Engineer** with deep knowledge and experience in VxWorks and hands-on hardware integration with the Software Engineering organization in **Linthicum, MD** .

The software engineer will design, develop, integrate and test software that manages a Space payload unit ensuring compliance to established requirements. Selected individuals will work on an agile development team, primarily using C++. The individual will work through all phases of the software development cycle including design, development, integration, and test. The selected individual will conduct reviews of software-related products, software designs, and additional technical documents.

The responsibilities include: active participation in cross-functional scrum teams, design reviews, and other reviews, as required. The selected individual will actively participate in 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.

**While not all positions will require an active clearance to start, all positions are contingent on the candidates ability to obtain and hold a Top Secret/SCI clearance.**

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or another STEM discipline
+ Minimum of 9+ years software development experience working on embedded real-time systems or 7+ years with a Masters Degree or 4+ years with PhD
+ Proficient in C++ Experience with VxWorks
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience as a member of an Agile Scrum team
+ Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
+ Familiar with 1553, SpaceWire
+ Familiar with Chipscope and/or other digital hardware troubleshooting tools/devices
+ Hands-on Hardware testing experience.
+ Ability to debug complex integrated applications or test setup issues
+ Active TS/SCI Clearance

Salary Range: $123,800.00 - $185,800.00

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** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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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