Principal Computer/ Sr Principal Computer Engineer

Northrop Grumman Melbourne , FL 32901

Posted 2 months ago

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time

Description

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal/Sr Principal Computer Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

This position may be filled by either a Principal Computer Engineer level or a Sr. Principal Computer Engineer level based on the qualifications listed.

The selected candidate will be responsible for performing COTS design evaluations, development of requirements for commercial computing and data storage devices, the analysis of military systems requirements, and supplier interaction/management of commercial or military avionics and/or computing hardware. The selected candidate also should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Experience in COTS hardware, estimating application performance within the constructs of the hardware and methods of measuring application performance

  • Design and develop computer, network, and storage architecture, perform hardware integration and testing, and requirements analysis

  • Experience with trade studies, documenting subsystem architectures, analyzing performance, and evaluating Technology Readiness Level (TRL) with regard to supplier current and future products offerings

  • Experience with developing supplier documentation, performance-based specifications, and statements of work

  • Build supplier evaluation criteria and experience in conducting technical evaluations, documenting results and selection

  • Ability to review documents from the supplier's development effort and support supplier technical interchange meetings and design reviews

Basic Qualifications:

For

  • Principal Computer Engineer (T03):
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of hardware design engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of experience in the same

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of computer architecture and associated elements: processing hardware, operating systems, networking standards/protocols (e.g. 1553, 1394, Ethernet), and data storage.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret security clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain Special Program Access

Basic Qualifications:

For

  • Sr. Principal Computer Engineer (T04):
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of hardware design engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 7 years of experience in the same

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of computer architecture and associated elements: processing hardware, operating systems, networking standards/protocols (e.g. 1553, 1394, Ethernet), and data storage.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret security clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering

  • Experience with embedded systems, Linux operating systems, single board computers, networking components, or Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA)

  • Experience with integration of COTS electronics into military systems

  • Experience with supplier team management

  • Experience with working on a multidisciplinary team and writing technical proposals

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • A current, in scope DoD Secret or Top Secret level security clearance

Salary Range: $87,600.00 - $131,400.00Salary Range 2: $108,600.00 - $163,000.00

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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