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Sr. Principal Mission Processing Architecture Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10019303

Category: EngineeringLocation: Melbourne - FL, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the TimePositions 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.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Sr. Principal Mission Processing Architecture Engineer to join our diverse and talented team. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.
The selected candidate will coordinate the engineering activities associated with the development activities for an electro-optical/infrared sensor system capability, or set of capabilities.

The successful candidate must have a background in the concepts, design and implementation of computing architecture for mission processing solutions. This position will be required to support program planning, vendor management, system verification, and to support program milestone planning, reviews, and execution. The position is expected to provide leadership for developing requirements and verification materials, development of physical and functional ICD's between entities, and coordinating mission management software team and air vehicle integration activities.
Candidate will contribute to high-visible activities and have opportunities to periodically demonstrate integrated capabilities to sector leadership and high value customers.
Essential Functions:
  • Performs technical planning, system integration studies, verification and validation analysis, risk and opportunities planning, performance and integration trades.
  • Perform hardware component trade studies
  • Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, and maintenance.
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies.
  • Direct customer and supplier interaction to include regular presentations and detailed analysis of sensor design
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and at least 9 years of experience OR Master's Degree in STEM and 7 years of experience
    • Must have direct processing hardware architecture design experience.
    • Must have experience in requirements development and specification generation.Must have experience in Software Development lifecycle.
      • Must have an Active, In-Scope DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher is required, and able to obtain and maintain special program access
        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Strong technical writing and communication skills. Flexibility to evolving program environments.Proven ability to communicate with suppliers and other IPTs.
          • Prefer engineering degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering, or Engineering Physics.
          • Experience in developing network topology solutions
          • Proven ability to brief technical presentations to stakeholders.
          • Familiarity in Agile and Digital Engineering processes
            • Active in-scope Top Secret clearance with current or previous Special Program Access (PAR)

              Salary Range: 108600 - 163000

              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 ( 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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