Sentinel System Test Sr. Principal Software Engineer – 10848

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United States-Utah-Roy, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking System Test Sr. Principal Software Engineer – 10848. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel program.

The successful candidate will support element level software coding & development which includes:

• Software Design, develop, and unit testing software code.

• Experienced in the development of Test Automation for SW and hardware integration

• Technical experience in software, computer hardware and network, interconnection and/or interfacing technologies

• Collaborate with software engineers, hardware engineers and lab tester to ensure test requirements are met

• Develop and release engineering documentation including:

o Perform Model Based System Engineering data analysis against requirements and interfaces for each software build

o Interface with Hardware-In-The- Loop testers and systems engineers in support of verification

o Software integration, regression, and verification testing including checkout in system test labs.

o Generation of CDRLs, software design description documents and diagrams

• Experience in AGILE SW Development and test automation principles

• The selected candidate should thrive in a software development teamwork environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

- The selected candidate should have good verbal & written communication skills in technical and non-technical communications

Position Benefits:

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:  

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage  
  • 401k  
  • Educational Assistance  
  • Life Insurance  
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions   
  • Paid Time Off   
  • Health & Wellness Resources   
  • Employee Discounts  

This 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.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications: 

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 09 Years with Bachelors in Science; 07 Years with Masters; 04 Years with PhD or 4 additional years in lieu of a degree.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.
  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP).
  • SW Development Experience in Windows, Linux, and VM environments
  • Proficiency in software development in C/C++, Python, Linux

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance.
  • Proficiency with Atlassian Tools such as: Jira, Confluence, Git/GitLab, etc.
  • Knowledge of test concepts: automation, data capture, reporting.
  • Experience in using LabView, Interactive Analysis and Display System (IADS) software.
  • Security+ (or higher) Certification.


Salary Range: $112,000.00 - $168,000.00

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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