Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Hardware Engineer / Anti-Tamper Systems (20-215) in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as Anti-Tamper Systems Hardware Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
The successful candidate must have a demonstrated ability to collaborate with a team of high performing individuals across a multi-site, multi-discipline organization. Ability to analyze high level needs and through a structured and logical approach refine the need into an evolving minimum viable product (MVP) that leads to a fielded product. Excellent communications skills required (written and oral). Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Able to write and implement engineering plans within a project. Proven interaction in a team environment a must. Previous experience should demonstrate the technical skills and position responsibilities cited here. Ideally, the candidate will have previously engineered automation pipelines to enable effective development within environments with rapidly changing requirements, design challenges which require novel solutions, fast-paced activities, and tight deadlines. Understanding of anti-tampering and exportability concerns and how to apply secure hardware/software methodologies.
Position Roles and Responsibilities include:
Coordinate with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Anti-tamper (AT) and C2BMC leadership on updates and/or changes to the C2BMC system
Perform Anti-Tamper Risk and Threat Management Assessments and reports for the C2BMC program
Develop the analysis process and preparation of the AT plan and provide coordination and input for near-term fielding decisions
Develop, deliver, and maintain C2BMC AT Plan, C2BMC AT Evaluation Plan, C2BMC Key Management Plan, and the C2BMC Program Protection Plan
Develop, deliver, and maintain Critical Program Information (CPI) analysis, Defense Exportability Assessments, and defense export strategy
Develop, deliver, and maintain waivers for CPI, AT or defense exportability features
Assess program Anti-Tamper designs and implementation plans in support of verification and validation efforts
Develop and deliver recommendations to improve program protection while meeting cost, schedule, and performance objectives
Assess program protection and Anti-Tamper designs and implementation plans in support of verification and validation efforts
Identify risk-based technical countermeasures for the protection of C2BMC Critical Program Information and Critical Components.
Brief Anti-Tamper and Program Protection requirements and prepare white papers and evaluations as required
Support program milestone reviews and Fielding Decisions and verify entrance criteria is satisfied by having the Anti-Tamper and Program Protection products approved.
Interact with customer to define SSE requirements, solutions, trades, costs, implementation, system impacts, and effectiveness
Support developing plans and estimates, task execution, project tracking, reporting, and risk identification and mitigation plans. Keep senior management informed on major accomplishments, issues and concernsSome travel between development sites (COS and HSV) may be required. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to work independently and will possess the poise and flexibility required to work in a highly dynamic environment. The candidate must be a self-starter who is able to initiate research and clearly document results.
Job Category : Engineering