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 Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Systems Business pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies, and drives advances in the sciences. One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing, which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills to transform computing beyond Moore’s Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/memory subsystems, and large scale high performance computing systems. You’ll work in a fast-paced team environment alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers to make these processing solutions a reality and deliver remarkable new advantages to the warfighter. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has openings for a Staff Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Linthicum/ Baltimore, MD.
Job Responsibilities: As an innovator in the field, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems aims to be the world leader in novel computing systems architecture and design. Qualified candidates will have opportunities to incorporate advanced technologies such as superconducting electronics, machine learning, advanced materials, and statistical analysis of system performance, with the goal of developing entirely new kinds of computing capability for our customers.
Roles & Responsibilities: Computer Systems Engineers work as a team to perform advanced concept development using established systems engineering approaches. Based on detailed trade studies, requirements analysis, and modeling and simulations, our engineers develop modern solutions to satisfy current mission requirements as well as emerging challenges.
System engineers are involved in all aspects of design, which can include:
Developing system and subsystem requirements from user mission needs, and tracking requirements throughout the development process Investigating new algorithms to advance the state of the art in computer design
Developing detailed models and simulations of systems for design verification or to enable operational hardware and software development
Inventing operational modes which satisfy requirements and maximize system performance
Collecting and analyzing data from laboratory or flight tests
Formally verifying that solutions meets requirements
Additional Northrop Grumman Information: Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world. Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve. Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
Bachelor's Degree or higher in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in Physics, Mathematics, Computer, or Electrical Engineering or a similar technical discipline with 14 years of related experience (see job description) or 12 years with a Master's Degree, or 9 years with a PhD.
Demonstrated track record of team leadership and technical execution on technical projects
Must have experience with three or more of the following: Professional hands on experience in systems engineering tools/Computer algorithm development/ Developing detailed models and simulations of electronic circuits or systems for design verification/Laboratory data collection and analysis/Analysis, design, or test of superconducting electronics/System architecture study or design.
The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance (US Citizenship is a prerequisite)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering or Digital Processing
Professional hands on experience in systems engineering tools
Experience with Verilog or VHDL
Experience with C++ and Python
Experience with analysis, design, or test of superconducting electronics
Experience with machine learning, non-classical systems, or advanced computing
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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
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.