Associate Software Engineer @ Northrop Grumman - Woodland Hills, CA

Associate Software Engineer

Northrop GrummanWoodland Hills, CA
30+ days ago

Requisition ID: R10131719

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Woodland Hills, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Positions Available: 1
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out of Woodland Hills, CA. As a Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman, you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Agile and DevSecOps practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You’ll get to Do:

Candidates will work on software systems for mission systems in all phases of the software development lifecycle, primarily in C/C++ or Python. 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 contingent upon clearance and special program access.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 2 years of software engineering experience, or 0 years of experience with a Masters degree. An additional 4 years of experience can be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience working in C/C++ and/or Python
  • Proficiency in working with real time embedded software
  • Experience with full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug and maintenance are required
  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in algorithmic application development and optimization
  • Software Development and/or Software Engineering background with an Agile/DevSecOps mindset
  • Experience in real-time embedded software development knowledge of Radar, Electronic Warfare, or Space technologies
  • Experience with GitLab
  • Experience with automated pipeline testing
  • Experience with the CUDA and GPUs
  • Experience with database back-ends SQLite, PostgreSQL, and/or Oracle
  • Experience in Open Architecture Solutions
  • Experience with Scripting languages (e.g., Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Bash) and Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with Docker containerization
  • Experience with GreenHills, VxWorks and/or Linux Operating Systems
  • Experience with Visual Studio
  • Experience with Matlab
  • Experience with High Performance Computing

Salary Range: $70,200 - $105,400
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.