Principal Engineer Research Development-19008735

Location: Linthicum
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Interim Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Transforming the future of technology  The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Algorithms and Exploitation group in Mission Systems Engineering focused on the increasingly important technology areas of automatic target recognition, sensor fusion, advanced exploitation, cognitive mission management, and sensor resource management.
Lead and participate in multi-disciplinary, collaborative teams and contribute to the advancement of novel artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities for todays warfighter.  Duties will include the development and/or analysis of signal and image processing algorithms for exploitation of sensor data.  Additional tasks include defining software and system interfaces, system integration and testing, and field support of experiments and demonstrations including flight tests.  Work products include written reports, presentations, and project proposals.  Occasional travel for meetings and data collections may be required.


Basic Qualifications:

BS with 5+ years experience, MS with 3+ years experience, or Ph.D. with 0+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields.
The demonstrated ability to perform innovative, applied research, and to develop sophisticated algorithms under computational or other resource constraints.
Experience with conventional software engineering principles, including code maintenance, coding standards, and version control.
Experience with software development in C, C++, Java, and/or Python.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with active radar imaging systems or a strong Physics background.
Experience with formulating innovative solutions to algorithm development, initiating and fostering client relationships, and executing projects in compliance with cost, schedule, and technical requirements.
Experience with presenting and speaking at customer demonstrations, symposia, and conferences.
Ability to obtain TS/SCI.

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Job ID: 19008735

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Interim Secret Required