Sr. Principal Systems Engineer (Cognitive)

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Mission Systemsis seeking a Cognitive Systems Engineer to join our EW team in Baltimore, MD. The selected candidate will be responsible for:

-Conducting research in artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning, and prototypes advanced machine learning and deep learning techniques to stretch the capability of autonomous systems research and development programs.

-Defining, developing and delivering novel mathematical and statistical modeling and algorithm development to tackle the challenges of prediction, optimization, and classification.

-Applingmachine learning algorithms to large sets of structured and unstructured data to solve a broad range of problems that include applications in pattern recognition, target detection and tracking, machine learning and decision systems, and robotic systems.

-Designing, developing, documenting, testing and debugging applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.

-Collaborating with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.

-Analyzing system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, and programming techniques and controls.

-Collaborating with cross-functional team to deploy machine learning algorithms to prototype testing and production.

-Ensuring systems engineeringstandards are met.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher in Systems Engineering, ComputerEngineering or another related STEM degree with9 years of experience in related industry (7 years with a MS degree, 4 years with PhD)
  • Previous experience conducting research in artificial intelligence (AI) and/or machine learning, and prototypes advanced machine learning and deep learning techniques to stretch the capability of autonomous systems research and development programs.
  • Previousexperience applyingmachine learning algorithms to large sets of structured and unstructured data to solve a broad range of problems that include applications in pattern recognition, target detection and tracking, machine learning and decision systems, and robotic systems.
  • Previous experience designing, developing, documenting, testing and debugging applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
  • Candidates must have an ACTIVE DoD Secret clearance
  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

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.


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