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Staff Communications Architect (Melbourne, FL)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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's Aeronautics Systems sector has an exciting career opportunity for a Staff Communications Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida. The selected candidate is responsible for the creation of a proposal, representing Mission Systems IPT, in coordination with the proposal capture manager and program manager. The selected candidate is responsible for: writing sections of a Technical Volume that require Communications Architecture content; developing and integrating sections of the program Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS); researching and leveraging past performance to develop and defend the Basis of Estimates (BOEs) for the Cost Volume.Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with peer Subsystem SMEs, and Responsible Engineers within Mission Systems in tech volume development
  • Author sections of the volume that detail overall Communications subsystems architecture, maintainability, integration to air vehicle, and overall operations within the Mission Systems Suite
  • Identify and review relevant past performance data in effort to develop sound BOEs
  • Develop Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), identify dependencies with other IPTs
  • Support development of the Cost Volume
  • Direct customer and supplier interaction to include regular presentations and detailed analysisBasic Qualifications:
    • Must have a Bachelor's of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 14 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering, OR a Master's degree AND 12 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering, OR a PhD degree AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering.
    • Must have experience integrating airborne communications including tactical data links
    • Must be interested in new business development and capture related activities.
    • Must have strong technical writing and communication skills, and willingness to be flexible in evolving program environments.
    • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that is in-scope (granted or renewed within the last 6 years).
    • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SAP).Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with developing and presenting technical documentation and briefings to the customer and organization leadership
      • Experience in new business development and proposal management, from capture planning to proposal delivery
      • Experience with HAIPE/TACLANE and other military COMSEC/CRYPTO equipment, procedures, and protocols
      • Knowledge of advanced network features like IPv6, GRE, IPSEC, IP QOS, VLANs, and multi-cast
      • Knowledge of 5G communication software and hardware development
      • Active in-scope Top Secret clearance with current or previous Special Program Access (PAR) Salary Range: $134,700 USD - $202,100 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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