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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking enthusiastic candidates to innovate next-generation wireless network communication products. We are pursuing talented individuals who are motivated to apply their expertise as part of our stealthy communications Center of Excellence. Come join us and shape the future together with our inventors, scientists and Technical Fellows!
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal Communication and Mission System Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.
What You Will Get To Do:
Apply your Identification, friend or foe (IFF) experience to cutting edge pursuits
Participation in architecture definition and complex system problem solving in support of advanced software defined multifunction mission systems
Creation of innovative concepts of operation and employment of the advanced mission system solutions
Development of detailed design requirements suitable for efficient hardware/software/firmware implementation and network deployment
Analysis and development of IFF processing techniques, algorithms, and architectures in support of Northrop Grumman's advanced software defined multifunction mission systems
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Bachelor of Science degree in STEM field with 9 years of experience; 7 years with a Master's Degree; 4yrs with PhD.
Strong background in digital communications theory and commercial and military wireless networking technologies
Demonstrated depth and breadth in the physical through application layers and how the aggregation of these partitioned capabilities accomplish required missions
Demonstrated skills in bridging the gap between theoretical and practical and in performing associated trade off analysis
System analysis and/or integration experience
Experience in analysis and development of IFF processing techniques, algorithms, and architectures in support of software defined multifunction mission systems
DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain Special Program Access
Master's or Ph.D. degree with emphasis on Communications or equivalent knowledge
Experience with emerging technologies
High proficiency with tools required for communication system and network modeling and simulation
Intense drive in expanding their capability and responsibility to become technical leaders in software defined multifunction mission systems development
IFF Interrogate experience
IFF Transponder experience
Active DoD Secret or Top Secret with special program access
Relocation assistance is available for this position.
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth
and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and
control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
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