AI Engineer Systems Architect

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is a Virginia-based company that designs, develops and builds aircraft, spacecraft, cyber security systems and radars for aerospace and defense sectors.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

Requisition ID: R10160102

  • **iconCategory:**Engineering
  • iconLocation: Unknown City, Virginia, United States of America
  • **iconClearance Type:**None
  • **iconTelecommute:**Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • **iconShift:**1st Shift (United States of America)
  • **iconTravel Required:**No
  • **iconPositions Available:**2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

At the Northrop Grumman Chief Data Office, we strive to provide cutting-edge technology to our company sectors that are also dedicated to revolutionizing the way people interact with information in the realm of private sector defense. Our innovative solutions harness the power of data and technology to drive meaningful change in various industries. We're looking for a talented and experienced AI Architect to join our dynamic Generative AI team and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our platform.

Position Overview:

As an AI Architect, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the direction of our AI and ML initiatives and driving the development of innovative solutions. You will be responsible for designing, evaluating, and implementing AI and ML systems that deliver tangible business value and enhance our competitive edge. This role requires a blend of technical expertise, strategic vision, and leadership skills to lead cross-functional teams and deliver complex AI and ML projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and architecture of AI solutions, including MLOps, AI chatbots, natural language learning models, AI Coding assistants, and other AI technologies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional agile teams and vendors to understand business requirements, identify opportunities for AI integration, and define project objectives.
  • Develop scalable, efficient, and cost effective AI pipelines that leverage big data and cloud computing infrastructure.
  • Evaluate emerging AI technologies, tools, and frameworks, and make recommendations for adoption based on business needs and technical feasibility.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to AI engineers and data scientists, guiding them in best practices for AI development and implementation.
  • Drive innovation through research and experimentation, exploring new AI techniques and methodologies to solve complex business problems.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to communicate project status, gather feedback, and ensure alignment with business objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing AI solutions, with a strong track record of delivering successful projects from conception to deployment.
  • Preferred expertise in machine learning, deep learning, and other AI techniques, with hands-on experience in building and deploying production-grade models.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and familiarity with AI frameworks are a plus.
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing platforms (AWS and Azure) and experience with deploying solutions in cloud environments.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven leadership skills, with experience leading cross-functional teams and driving consensus on technical decisions.
  • Creative problem-solving abilities and a passion for innovation in artificial intelligence.

If you are passionate about AI and machine learning and want to be part of a dynamic team, join us on our mission to shape the future of technology and make a meaningful impact in this growing space. If you're ready to take on this exciting challenge and define the possible, please apply!

Salary Range: $146,300 - $219,500

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer generous paid time off, including holidays, vacation days, and additional leave options for special circumstances.

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid working arrangements with options for flexible working patterns.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 100k across 19 departments:

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  • education
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  • information technology
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  • business development
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  • operations
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Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Python
  • Machine learning
  • Deep learning
  • AI frameworks
  • Cloud computing
  • Leadership skills

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