Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cyber Hardware/Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.
Hardware development position on a team developing accelerated processing capabilities spanning across FPGA and software development. Specific duties include:
Perform system design, development, integration, test, and documentation duties to ensure proper operation of hardware and software platforms.
Perform analysis of candidate architecture implementations
Define and develop interfaces
Prototype and optimize hardware components
Expected to participate in developer led integration of software baselines.
Motivated, independent worker to fit on a small problem solving team
Lead hardware discussions and collaboration efforts with other hardware teams and organizations
Adhere to accepted standards for development, including writing unit tests, participating in peer reviews, conducting design reviews, and generating test plans to ensure maximum stability and quality of code.
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.
3 years of experience programming using VHDL/Verilog
Experience with OpenCL or C/C
Experience with Git and SVN
Proficiency in debugging and troubleshooting
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software or systems engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree
Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
Knowledge of technical principles, theories, and concepts
Knowledge and experience with network programming and network protocols
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.