US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret
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Are you an experienced engineering professional looking for a rewarding and challenging career as a **Principal Software Engineer** to support test equipment software and hardware design? If so, Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in **Northridge, CA** may be the employer for you!
In this role, you will be working with other software and hardware engineers as part of an upgrade of a field deployable special test equipment unit.
**This position requires that the selected candidate work on-site in Northridge, CA. Telework is not available for this position.**
+ Requirements analysis and generation, system and software design and implementation, and integration
+ Work in a team environment to maintain existing software and develop new applications based on hardware changes
+ Support customers with the development and maintenance of software
+ BS in Electrical Engineering
+ Ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance
+ 5+ years of software development experience for military weapons systems
+ Knowledge and/or experience with software development and simulation tools (e.g. editors, compilers, linkers, desktop simulators, and/or configuration management tools), as well as various software languages and development environments: C, C++ , Ada, MS Visual Studio
+ Design experience with microcontroller firmware development and interrupt-driven designs
+ Communication protocol experience: TPC/IP, UDP, MIL-STD-1553, RS-232
+ Debugging skills: experience with emulators and simulators
+ Experience using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, bus analyzers, etc.
+ Ability to read an electrical schematic
+ Advanced knowledge of configuring either Linux or Windows operating systems
+ Presentation skills and the ability to explain advanced technical topics to both technical and non-technical team members and customers
+ MS in Electrical Engineering
+ Current active Secret clearance
+ Experience in CMMI Level 3 software development processes
Salary Range: $101,200.00 - $151,800.00
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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