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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/14/2018
Job Category:
Software Development
Software Developer 2/3
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Northrop Grumman Corporation | Redondo Beach, CA
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Job Description

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is currently seeking Software Developers to join the team in Redondo Beach, CA.

OO/C developers needed for maintenance of large (~500 KSLOC) embedded system performing on-board payload functions. The software is hosted on PowerPC processors and consists of Resource Control Software (RCS), Security Equipment Computer (SEC), Phased Array Controller (PAC), and Gimbal Control Unit (GCU) running on VxWorks. Work as part of the PowerPC development team to design, implement, peer review and unit test flight software enhancements and fixes. Interpret requirements; collaborate with developers and SW SE on solutions. Devise complex multi-satellite (simulated) or specialized (hardware-based) integration tests to confirm fixes are correct and appropriate. Provide upgrades to ground tools written in C , Java, Perl, and Python. Technical support will also be provided to on-orbit activities and anomaly resolution, to investigate off-nominal observations, reproduce signatures, and identify root cause. Strong focus on integration testing of multi-satellite protocols and proactive identification of potential software deficiencies via continuous testing. Candidates must have the ability to work effectively within a team environment.

Additionally, the qualified candidates must have:

* Strong problem solving skills
* Strong communication and team collaboration skills

This requisition may be filled at a level 2 or level 3 based on qualifications listed below.

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This requisition may be filled at a level 2 or level 3 based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

* Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 2 years of software engineering experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with no experience
* Current DoD Secret clearance required

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

* Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years of software engineering experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of software engineering experience
* Current DoD Secret security clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:

* Java and scripting experience preferred
* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science preferred

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

About Northrop Grumman Corporation

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is an integrated enterprise consisting of businesses that cover the entire defense spectrum, from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace. The Company is aligned into seven segments categorized into four primary businesses. The Mission Systems, Information Technology, and Technical Services segments are presented as Information and Services. The Integrated Systems and Space Technology segments are presented as Aerospace. The Electronics and Ships segments are each presented as separate businesses. In January 2008, the Newport News and Ship Systems businesses were realigned into a single operating segment called Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. In April 2008, the Company announced that it has completed the sale of its Electro-Optical Systems business to L-3 Communications. In October 2008, the Company acquired 3001 International, Inc. (3001).