Engineer Systems 4 - Test Analysis
This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.
Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are:
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) was selected by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to participate on the Missile Defense National Team. This team was chartered to develop a Ballistic Missile Defense System for the United
States. Air & Missile Defense Systems (A&MDS) serves as Northrop Grumman Information Systems' focal point for all activities associated with missile defense, including Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications
(C2BMC), simulation & modeling, systems engineering, and target discrimination.
This systems engineer 4 position primary role while representing the Missile Defense National Team (MDNT) on the MDA Joint Analysis Team (JAT). In the test analyst role, the candidate will develop plans for ground and flight test data analysis and supporting documentation. The role includes performing test analysis on the complex Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), and reporting results in writing and presenting results at data reviews. The systems engineer will be responsible for working with associated Systems Engineering (SE) teams, Test Organizations, Warfighters and Element Program focals to ensure BMDS tests meet technical intent system capabilities and behaviors. In the test analysis role, the candidate will develop and present analytical products that are based on assessing strategic and theater/regional system level performance of the BMDS in ground test and flight test events.
9 Years with Bachelors in Science in Stem, Math, Physics or Technical discipline; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. Knowledge of ground test design and data collection for a complex missile defense program. Knowledge of System Engineering for test campaign and test event design processes in support of system assessment is required. Experience and understanding of system level behavior and performance characterization of battle management and command and control functions and their associated information exchange requirements tied to specified performance metrics that are traditionally demonstrated in system level test events. Candidate must be proficient
in using analytical tools that assess the system level performance of the BMDS including radar acquisition, tracking, and discrimination; battle manager engagement planning, warfighter interaction, and engagement coordination with other BMDS systems; and interceptor acquisition, tracking, and discrimination. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a geographically distributed team.
Candidates with strong systems engineering background and demonstrated collaboration and presentation skills are desired. System level interface design and specification development experience is desired. Additionally, candidate should possess knowledge of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), a strong background with Matlab or similar analytical tools, system analysis, and system level testing.
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