Staff AI Engineer Systems Architect

Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning is reshaping the world around us. It is changing the way we think and has the potential to redefine how we conduct business and how our customers' achieve their mission objectives. Northrop Grumman places a high priority on leadership in this area and rapid integration of these vetted technologies across our systems and platforms. The Applied AI Mission Architect (A2I MA) should be a passionate and seasoned leader in the application of AI technologies. The A2I MA is responsible for the development of NGC's AI/ML technology research priorities, AI insertion into our existing and next gen programs and support to the corporate AI/ML strategy execution.

Key specific responsibilities include:

  • Serving as technical ambassadors for AI/ML across the NGC enterprise
  • Development of foundational AI/ML discriminators for use in systems and platforms across the enterprise
  • Identification and assessment of AI insertion opportunities into key programs across the enterprise
  • Architecting AI solutions in collaboration with key program technical leadership teams
  • Shaping corporate AI strategy
  • Driving innovation, technology maturation and integration into AI product lines
  • Serving as technical subject matter experts for key customers, technical standards organizations and academia
  • Collaborating with and advising NGC AI community across the enterprise
  • Engaging, collaborating and fostering partnerships with commercial AI companies
  • Promoting adaptation and adoption of commercial AI technologies within NGC offerings
  • Overseeing research and fostering partnerships with key academic partners


Basic Qualifications:


  • STEM14 Years with Bachelors in Science;12 Years with Masters;9 Years with PhD.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the application ofAI/ML for defense or commercial solution development
  • US Citizen with theability to obtain and maintain a DoD SECRET security clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep technical understanding of artificial intelligence and state of the art commercial practices
  • Proven ability to apply cutting edge research to real mission customer problems
  • Demonstrated ability to think broadly about applications of AI/ML research to products across the NGC enterprise
  • Demonstrated ability to identify common technology needs across a broad portfolio of programs
  • Demonstrated track record of prototype development and ability to communicate the mission impact of technology to customers
  • Proven ability to develop strategic and technology roadmaps and experience translating those roadmaps to capability development
  • Experience leading teams of technology professionals
  • Strong influencing and collaboration skills in working across organizational boundaries
  • US Citizen with active DoD SECRET security 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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