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Engineer Systems

Requisition ID: R10059336

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

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, but they’re also making history.

As an integral part of our Algorithms and Exploitation team in Mission Systems Engineering you will focus on the increasingly important technology areas of automatic target recognition, sensor fusion, advanced exploitation, cognitive mission management, and sensor resource management.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and participate in multi-disciplinary, collaborative teams and contribute to the advancement of novel artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities for today’s warfighter. 

  • Define, develop, and deliver mathematical & statistical modeling and algorithm development to tackle the challenges of prediction, optimization, and classification. 

  • Apply machine learning algorithms to large sets of structured and unstructured data to solve a broad range of advanced exploitation problems that include applications in pattern recognition, target detection, tracking, and decision systems.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deploy machine learning algorithms to both prototype and production systems.

  • Design, develop and analyze signal and image processing algorithms for exploitation of sensor data. 

  • Define software and system interfaces, system integration and testing, and field support of experiments and demonstrations including flight tests. 

  • Work on products to include written reports, presentations, and project proposals. 

  • Occasional travel for meetings and flight test exercises may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience or a Master’s degree with 0 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields.

  • Ability to obtain or maintain DoD Secret Clearance

  • 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 algorithm implementations in MATLAB and software development in C, C++, Python, and/or Objective C.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven expertise in remote sensing, including active radar imaging and/or passive electro-optic and infrared imaging systems.

  • Proven experience with formulating innovative solutions to algorithm development, initiating and fostering client relationships, and executing projects in compliance with cost, schedule, and technical requirements.

  • Proven experience in developing rapid prototype solutions from concept to design, implementation, initial testing, and integration.

  • Proven experience with presenting and speaking at customer demonstrations, symposia, and conferences.

  • Proven experience with open source computer vision and machine learning libraries (e.g., OpenCV, TensorFlow, and Caffe), Unix/Linux operating systems, and multi-threaded/parallel computing is of additional benefit.

  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI

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 

Link to Benefits: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. 

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Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 USD

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.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.