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Sr. Principal Software Engineer - Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning

Northrop Grumman | Melbourne FL 32951 USA | Full Time | Posted: 10/16/2020

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Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a highly motivated a Sr. Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting Manned C2/ISR programs located in Melbourne FL.

We are seeking an Artificial Intelligence "AI" / Machine Learning "ML" Software Engineer with expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to perform algorithm development, data analysis, and neural net topology development and to provide overall guidance to a team of SW engineers to implement AI/ML software

  • Defines, develops, and delivers novel user experience and visualization approaches for the program such as prediction, optimization, and classification
  • Designs and develops visualization approaches for machine learning algorithms to address needs such as visualizations for pattern recognition, target detection and tracking, and machine learning and decision systems
  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions
  • Uses system-of-systems and multi-agent approaches as appropriate to architect and design visualizations that improve analyst efficiency, precision, accuracy, and speed
  • Collaborates with analysts, Database Engineers, and Systems Engineers to understand analyst needs and develop effective visualization approaches that can be applied to meet those needs
  • Designs software-systems, applications, and data architectures that directly implement AI techniques to support achieving better reliability, precision, accuracy, and speed to meet performance requirements.
We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of software engineering experience OR Master's degree in (STEM) with 7 years of software engineering experience OR a PhD in a (STEM) discipline with 4 years of software engineer experience.
  • Enterprise software development experience with object oriented languages (Java, C++, C#, Python)
  • Experience in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with supervised and unsupervised learning
  • Demonstrated familiarity with reinforcement learning (RL), Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), and/or image recognition
  • This position requires an active DoD Secret level clearance to start, and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD full Secret or Top Secret clearance as well as Program Special Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in artificial intelligence, machine learning, mathematics, statistics, data science, data analytics, business analytics or a related field.
  • Experience with Big Data Analytics and/or Machine Learning Frameworks (i.e. TensorFlow, Apache MXNet, and/or PyTorch)
  • Experience with working in an integrated team environment to develop solutions with software engineers, systems engineers, and specialty engineers.
  • Proficient in applying technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques of analyses containing many applications.
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tool suite
  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Melbourne, FL, 32951, United States
Categories Engineering
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