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Northrop Grumman Consulting Computer Systems Architect in Linthicum, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Systems Business pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies, and drives advances in the sciences. One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing, which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills to transform computing beyond Moore's Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/memory subsystems, and large scale high performance computing systems. You'll work in a fast-paced team environment alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers to make these processing solutions a reality and deliver remarkable new advantages to the warfighter.

The Senior Architect will design ultra low power supercomputing processors and computers using RQL. The Senior Computer System Architect must have experience designing pipeline stages and data flow within a multi-core processor or high performance computer system. Experience in developing and implementing complex computing systems using state of the art approaches to high performance parallel processing is highly desired.

Candidates must be comfortable working in a research environment with constantly shifting priorities and requirements.

This role will be working directly with the customer in the creation, capture and execution of new programs in Transformational Computing. This role will be directly supporting the Transformational Computing director in the new business pursuits.

Job Responsibilities:

· Designing instruction sets and commands for a massively parallel high-performance computer system.

· Designing data flow pathways for moving data within a massively parallel system efficiently and reliably.

· Optimizing parallel computing architectures for optimal performance on purpose built machines.

· Designing arithmetic logic units for efficient pipelined processing.

· Interacting with customers, both internal and external, to convey architecture principles and concepts.

  • Efficient and effective communication of design and architecture to digital designers for implementation, simulation and synthesis.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant technology field with 20 years of relevant experience (18 years with an MS; 15 years with a PhD).

  • Must be fluent in VHDL.

  • Must be familiar with C and/or Matlab.

  • Previous design experience is required.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI CI Poly clearnce (US Citizenship is a prerequisite).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to use, configure, and manager a Cadence Design.

  • Previous experience with entire design process, from design point through tape out through test and acceptance.

  • A Master's Degree or a PhD in related field is highly desirable.

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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