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Sr Principal Software Engineer/Architect

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10101247Category: EngineeringLocation: Colorado Springs, CO, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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.The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, and 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.With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. #definingpossibleNorthrop Grumman is seeking a Sr Principal Software Engineer to join our team supporting our Sustainment and Modification of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program. The position is based at our facility in Colorado, Springs.This role will work in an Agile environment and be a software developer supporting the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS). Designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:Software Model-Based Design using Cameo, Rational, or similar productWrite scripts (bash) to move data between components and will often have to debug a disconnected system (data cannot be moved off)Write parsers to translate binary data into standard formatsDevelop code and logic to send/receive JMS messages to start/stop processors executionDebug and troubleshoot at a system levelPerform analysis on systems to determine bottlenecks and latency issuesQuickly prototype potential solutions by coding logic in C/C++Basic QualificationsBachelor's degree with 9 years of related experience, or a Master's degree with 7 years of related experience; 13 or more years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degreeMust have Active/Current DoD Secret security clearance or higher to be considered; must have the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret ClearanceExperience directing the design, implementation, and verification of real-time embedded softwareExperience with Linux and C/C++ programmingDemonstrated experience with direct control of hardware devices and registersDemonstrated ability to solve complex software development or integration issues using innovative solutionsExperience with project management utilizing the Scrum techniques of the Agile software development processPreferred QualificationsBachelor's degree in STEMJava, and MATLAB experienceParallel Programming backgroundDemonstrated experience in MBSEExperience with Agile development and continuous integration and testDemonstrated ability to implement process improvements, streamline activities, and develop efficienciesPrevious in-depth domain knowledge of program software design and codeThis position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsSalary Range: $117,900 USD - $176,900 USDEmployees 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 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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