Principal Engineer Systems

    • Baltimore, MD

The Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) Department at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking systems engineering and modeling/simulation candidates in Linthicum, Maryland. The department is responsible for developing, implementing, and understanding modeling and simulation needs as a function of the systems engineering and mission engineering processes across air, space, land, sea, and cyberspace domains.

Your responsibilities may include any or all of the following:

  • Determine task schedules and levels of effort needed to meet program goals
  • Mentor and direct junior staff efforts to meet program deadlines
  • Create new and adapt existing models, methods, and analysis capabilities to conduct studies to support the design, development, and assessment of advanced system design concepts and technologies
  • Develop interfaces between both customer and in-house simulations and models
  • Support system analysis, operations analysis and trade study activities to include military requirements analysis, threat system analysis, system survivability analysis, mission performance/effectiveness analysis, force-level effectiveness analysis, and military utility analysis
  • Communicate technical capabilities and analyses with internal stakeholders and external customers


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline with 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD
  • US Citizen with an active Secret clearance
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: MATLAB, Python, C# or C/C++ or other programming languages


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SSBI, or Active DoD Top Secret with SCI
  • M&S experience involving Sensors (Radars, IR/EO/Acoustic), Electronic Warfare, Missiles, IADS, Air/Ground/Maritime/Space platforms
  • Experience eliciting and analyzing top level mission metrics such as Survivability, Lethality, Vulnerability
  • Proficiency in and/or technical understanding of operational analysis toolsets such as AFSIM, STK, Suppressor, ESAMS, BRAWL
  • Experience with version control using Git, SVN, Atlassian, or other tools
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment a plus
  • Familiarity with Linux and/or Unix-based development a plus
  • Familiarity with Design of Experiments (DOE) a plus
  • Knowledge of domain specific radar principles, including signal processing, target acquisition, target tracking, resource management, discrimination, and battle management interfaces


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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