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2020 Associate Engineer Cognitive Software SW-RB

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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an entry level Associate Cognitive Software Engineer to fill our critical and specialized technical needs.

In this role, the selected candidate:

  • Conducts 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.
  • Defines, develops, and delivers novel mathematical and statistical modeling and algorithm development to tackle the challenges of prediction, optimization, and classification.
  • Applies machine 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.
  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
  • Collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.
  • Analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, and programming techniques and controls.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional team to deploy machine learning algorithms to prototype testing and production. Ensures software standards are met.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have an accredited Bachelors and/or Master's degree inAerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Math, Physicsor aSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher.
  • No previous work experience required.
  • Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent relevant experience in C++
  • Experience working with cognitive software functions
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher.
  • Previous internship/co-op or other work experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular).

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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