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Associate Software Engineer / Software Engineer - CAD / Manufacturing Floor Support

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

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.

**Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems** has an opening for a **Composite Manufacturing Software Engineer** to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in **Clearfield, UT** . You will be part of an Integrated Product Team supporting production by creating manufacturing software using 3D model based definition.

**Responsibilities:**

+ Creating, maintaining, supporting and continuing development of software that supports:

+ Automated manufacturing machines and systems

+ Manual manufacturing processes

+ Understand customer product/technical requirements and ensure successful project development and execution

+ Maintains technical standards for project/programs

+ Support lean manufacturing and process flow optimization activities

+ Supporting production in using manufacturing equipment and assist maintenance personnel as needed when troubleshooting and/or repairing

+ Assist R&D programs to improve system capabilities and bring new ideas and technology into projects and pursuits

+ Stays informed of technical advances through education, training, etc.

Our team enjoys a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaboration across all levels. We work independently but interact constantly with other engineering groups and manufacturing to achieve expectations. We’re empowered to make decisions, but can draw upon corporate resources to support us when needed. Each member of the team is tasked with identifying ways to improve efficiency in the team in the pursuit of continuous improvement. We’re looking for a fellow self-starter who enjoys assessing and understanding risk to join us.

This role is day shift with occasional off hour support. Travel is estimated to be less than 5%. This team adheres to our customers’ work schedule. Flexibility is provided to accommodate personal work schedules. Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, and we have won awards for our work-life balance!

**_This role may be filled at an Associate Engineer or Engineer level based on the qualifications outlined below._**

**Basic Qualifications:**

**Associate Software Engineer**

+ Bachelors Degree. Note: An additional 4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

+ Experience in 3D modeling

+ Solid model and complex geometry

+ Troubleshooting manufacturing processes

+ Windows and MS office skills required

+ Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance and special program access

**Software Engineer**

+ Bachelors Degree and 2 years of engineering work experience; or a Masters degree and 0 years of engineering work experience. Note: An additional 4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

+ Experience in 3D modeling

+ Solid model and complex geometry

+ Troubleshooting manufacturing processes

+ Windows and MS office skills required

+ Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance and special program access

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Working knowledge of NX and/or CATIA

+ Working knowledge of Siemens FiberSIM

+ Laser Projection Experience (Virtek LaserEdge preferred)

+ Pattern Cutting Nesting Experience (TruNest preferred)

**What We Offer:**

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $60,600.00 - $91,000.00Salary Range 2: $73,400.00 - $110,000.00

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.