Linthicum Heights, Maryland

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.

The Northrop Grumman Missions Systems sector is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer (Secure Processing) with leadership skills and hands-on experience characterizing, implementing, and stressing system security solutions. This position requires the ability to understand a system architecture and determine how to stress the architecture’s mission critical functions and components, to include Anti-Tamper (AT) protection techniques and/or Risk Management Framework (RMF) building blocks.

The systems engineer will support system security capability development programs by supporting the planning and execution of design verification testing, the verification, and the validation of unit level system security software and hardware capabilities, to include the integration into end user environments.

Responsibilities:

- Collaborate with software and hardware teams to understand expected unit level and system level behavior to define test cases and define & develop test capabilities that exercise and stress respective software and hardware capabilities

- Execute planned design verification testing and systems level integration and testing tasks

- Collaborate with software and hardware subject matter experts to ensure testing is producing expected data points

- Support the development and maintenance of system integration plans and system test plans

- Support systems engineering technical reviews

- Collaborate with integration and test lead, lab management and information technology infrastructure teams to ensure the availability of requisite power, compute, physical security, safety mechanisms, and environmental conditioning.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission 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 https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/

This positions 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 is a Dual Band requisition and Candidates will be considered for a level 2 or Principal Engineer based on the qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications Band 2:

(2) years of experience with a Bachelors in Science; (0) years’ experience with a Master’s Degree in STEM discipline

- Band 3(Principal): (5) years of experience with Bachelors in Science; (3) years of experience with Masters; (0) years of experience with PhD in a STEM discipline

- Ability to obtain and maintain an active DOD Secret clearance or higher

- Ability to qualify for program access based on customer requirements (SAP/SAR)

- Knowledge of embedded systems design and implementation

- Knowledge of Requirement Analysis, Schematic Reviews, PCB Design Troubleshooting, Application Specific Integrated Circuit Design

- Experience with interfacing Peripheral Devices (i.e. RS-232, I2C, SPI, USB, Ethernet, GPIO, JTAG, DB9, ADC/DAC)

- Experience with Linux systems

Preferred Qualifications:

- Active Secret or Top Secret Clearance

- Previous experience working on a Special Access Program

- Experience testing software written in C, C++, C#, Java.

- Experience developing scripts in Python/Bash to automate manual processes. - Experience coding in MATLAB to support capability characterization.

- Experience with messaging techniques such as sockets, UDP, TCP.

- Experience with FPGA and GPU APIs.

- Experience with computer networking

- Experience with PCIe

- Experience with developer tools (ie: Wind River Workbench, Netbeans, and Visual Studio)

- Experience troubleshooting and solving complex problems

- Willingness and ability to travel CONUS and OCONUS (10% or less)

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.

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.

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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