Principal/Sr Principal Modeling & Simulation Software Engineer

    • Huntsville, AL



Northrop Grumman, Space Systems Sector is seeking a Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Software Engineer to join our team in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Engineering and Sciences organization supporting the Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program. The M&S team has responsibility to develop and integrate models into the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) architecture that reflect the tactical system capabilities.

The successful applicant will assist in developing new and updating existing simulation models and algorithms, including implementation of tactical messaging, data logging, and validation testing. Software development, unit testing, framework integration, validation testing, and automation scripting are performed in a closed environment. The team member would assist with performance behavior of operational vs. model analysis and mission effectiveness analysis.

The successful applicant will participate in an AGILE software development workflow to support non-real-time simulation of operational behavior of the GMD system. The successful applicant will support and develop improvements for testing methodologies, code peer reviews, and writing of unit tests as well as participate in the development and documentation of M&S system architectures.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• 401k
• Educational Assistance
• Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
• Paid Time Off
• Health & Wellness Resources
• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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