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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Emerging Capabilities Development organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing an innovative technological capabilities across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
We are looking for you to join our team as a Senior PNT Systems Architect based out of Woodland Hills, CA. As a Senior PNT Systems Architect at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of innovation.
What You'll get to Do:
The Future Positioning Navigation Timing Systems (FPNTS) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for a senior technical leader to join our team as an Advanced PNT Systems Architect. This person will provide technical leadership of our navigation research and development portfolio for military applications and is based out of Woodland Hills, CA.
PhD in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or STEM related discipline with 15 years of directly related experience.
Recognized experience with timekeeping systems (e.g. oscillators, atomic frequency standards, frequency metrology).
Recognized experience with GPS and GNSS receiver design and applications
Recognized experience with GPS anti-jam systems and techniques
Recognized experience with integrated RF systems (e.g. comms, electronic warfare).
Experience working Government-funded R&D programs.
Security clearance with current background investigation.
A successful candidate will be comfortable with loosely-defined problems, have a demonstrated ability to think creatively, and draw upon a variety of sources for ideas and solutions.
Self-motivated and independently able to develop innovative approaches to diverse technical challenges and see them through to realization
Salary Range: $188,300 USD - $282,500 USD
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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
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