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Consulting Secure Processing Architect

Requisition ID: R10101503

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Linthicum, MD, USA   |  Beavercreek, OH, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

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 Solutions pushes the boundaries of innovation.  It redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies and drives advancements in the sciences.  One of our most challenging fields of development and user support is in Secure Processing.  You will be part of a team alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers working to make these processing solutions a reality.

The candidate will assist in architecting custom secure ASICs and associated software and tools, interacting with users and supporting integration activities, developing roadmaps for improved user experience, and driving common board level solutions into the defense industrial base.  This role will interact directly with customers (internal and external) in the creation, capture, and execution of programs to create and field secure embedded processing solutions for both US and export weapon systems. Candidate travel will be required when necessary.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing requirements and architectures for secure processing solutions targeting next generation weapon systems
  • Guiding research activities to develop technologies required for future secure embedded processing solutions
  • Working with Systems Engineering and Digital Design teams to ensure that the architecture meets requirements and is implemented correctly.
  • Interacting with customers, both internal and external, to convey architecture principles and concepts.
  • Efficient and effective communication of design and architecture to hardware and software design engineers.

This position requires the candidate to report on-site in Linthicum, MD and/or Beaver Creek, OH.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant technology field with 20 plus years of relevant experience; Masters Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other relevant technology field with 18 plus years of related experience years with an MS; 15 plus years of relevant experience with a PhD).
  • Significant knowledge of COTS security technologies and trusted products
  • Extensive secure processing technology background
  • Broad experience with secure embedded DoD processing systems and their use cases
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in hardware and software aspects of secure processing
  • Extensive experience interpreting complex data and performing trade-off analysis.
  • Experience directing teams of design engineers.
  • A PhD in a related field is highly desirable.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance

This position reports to Linthicum, MD, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Beavercreek, OH, OH, USA.

Salary Range: $189,400 USD - $284,200 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

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 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.