2023 Associate Engineer Embedded Software – Morrisville, NC (Evergreen), –

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Requisition ID: R10088438
Category: Engineering
Location: Morrisville, NC, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman is seeking Embedded Software Engineers. This position will be located at our Mission Systems Sector in Morrisville, NC but options may exist for Linthicum, MD, San Diego, CA, Beaver Creek, OH, or Cincinnati, OH.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Software Technologies Organization.

This role will work in an exciting area of custom use ASIC development. We are working with SoC design, development, and implementation. If you’re looking for experience from the lowest level of software development up through user-space applications, this is your place! We offer many opportunities in the secure processing section with significant growth opportunities. Come work on products that help protect America and protect our warfighters!

The Associate Embedded or Embedded Engineer will join a team of engineers performing new feature development and enhancements, providing secure, embedded solutions to many customer platforms. The selected engineer will aid in the design, development, and integration of complex software solutions in a rapid-pace Agile environment. Primary software solutions in development include C/C++ device drivers, middleware, and application development for Linux and/or VxWorks Platforms. The engineer will interface with architects and systems engineers to develop technical specifications. The engineer will help identify technical risks, support defect resolution, and report status to Agile program leads. This person will also assist in the execution of unit, system, and integrations tests as need.

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

Basic Qualifications: 

This requisition may be filled at either a level 1 or a level 2.  Basic qualifications for an Embedded Software Engineer 1 are a bachelor’s degree. Basic qualifications for an Embedded Software Engineer 2 are a master’s degree.

A candidate must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

Be completing or has completed their degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD) from an accredited institution
Be majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) degree
Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile). 
Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
A desire to use your background (classroom / experience) of real-time / multi-threaded programming in a fast-paced, cutting-edge environment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher
Knowledge of the Linux kernel.
C/C++ and Python background
Experience with boot software (First stage bootloader, U-boot, UEFI, etc.)
Hands-on experience working in embedded real-time operating systems, both kernel and application side development (e.g., Linux, VxWorks, ZephyrOS, FreeRTOS, Greenhills Integrity)
Knowledge of cryptography principals, to include hashing and secret key cryptography implementations

Salary Range:

Bachelors: $63,800 – $95,800

Masters: $77,200 – $115,800


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/.

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

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

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