Engineer Systems 4-18433

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Systems Engineer 4 for our Schriever Air Force Base, CO location.

Sensor Analyst to provide engineering support for the Modeling and Operations Software (MOS) Directorate Sensor Modeling Center (SMC) organization on the JRDC program at Schriever AFB, CO.The Analyst will work with a team of engineers and analysts on the development and implementation of a suite of sensor models used for element and system level analysis, and verification and validation of models and simulations. The analyst will work closely with systems engineers, software developers, and test engineers to provide algorithm analysis and data verification. The analyst will be responsible for analyzing the performance behavior and making comparisons to tactical system behavior, for SMC's two products - Open Systems Architecture Sensor Models (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI). The analyst will be a key representative for interfacing with product stakeholders and customers to provide analysis and integration support. The analyst will coordinate element and system-level performance parameters across multiple organizations within MDA and provide analysis and quick-turn support for multiple events including performance assessments, digital simulation events, system development, risk reduction, ground/flight tests and mission planning. The analyst will support integration of the OSM and OSI with existing system simulation frameworks, performance models and algorithms, command and control models, and threat models.The analyst will provide imaginative, thorough, and practicable technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems that are consistent with organization objectives. The analyst will create presentations that describe and demonstrate advanced algorithms as implemented in OSM and OSI for a variety of audiences. The analyst will work in conjunction with the government customer to support sensor model VV&A, including confirming issues, determining impact, and providing a path forward.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in physics, mathematics, or related engineering discipline and 15 years of related experience; advanced degrees may substitute for years of experience.

Must have a strong analytical background including Monte Carlo analysis and statistical regression.

Must have MATLAB fluency, including data visualization, scripting, and functional programming.

Must have an ability to read C code.

Must have knowledge of radar fundamentals, including signal processing, target acquisition, and target tracking.

Must have a minimum DoD interim Secret clearance to apply.

Must be available for occasional CONUS travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with Linux and/or Unix-based development.

Knowledge of domain specific radar principles, including signal processing, target acquisition, target tracking, resource management, discrimination, and battle manager interfaces.

Software development experience using C or another Object-Oriented language.

Experience with using MySQL (or another SQL database) queries.

Ability to read Ada code.

Experience leading projects through the system engineering lifecycle, including SRR, PDR, CDR, and TRR.

Experience with Agile software development processes.

Modeling and simulation experience to include distributed simulations.

Experience with software V&V at the White Box and Black Box level.

Technical leadership experience in a DoD contracting environment .

Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment.

Current DoD full Secret clearance

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