Sr. Principal Engineer Systems
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Operations Analyst Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.
The Operations Analyst 4 will primarily support system analysis, operations analysis, and simulation activities. Specific activities include the following:
Performing military requirements analysis
Threat system analysis
System survivability analysis
Mission performance/effectiveness analysis
Perform modeling, simulation, and analysis to support program development, execution, and related research and development projects.
Support lead in developing or assessing new requirements and evaluate advanced air vehicle concepts and technologies
Support mission engineering activities to ensure performance capabilities of new systems and architectures are traded against cost and mission requirements; develop mission relevant scenarios; assess operational effectiveness of existing and emerging systems and capabilities in the threat environment.
Communicate across the engineering disciplines and technology areas to integrate capabilities
Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 9+ years of software engineering experience OR-
o Master's Degree in STEM and 7+ years of experience OR
o PhD in STEM and 4+ years of experience
Must have an Active In-scope DoD Top Secret Security Clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years
The ability to obtain and maintain Specific Program Access
Advanced degree in Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science
Working knowledge in various aspects of advanced air and space assets and associated technologies to include:
o Low Observables
o Electronic Warfare
o Radar Modeling/Analysis
o RF/IR/EO/Acoustic Modeling/Analysis
o Survivability Analysis
o Sensor Payloads
o Ground Station
Ability to work both independent and in a team in a fast-paced environment, and brief technical approach and status to senior management
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.
Experience related to with air vehicle sensors (RF, EO/IR, radar, ESM, SAR, etc), data processing/fusion, data links, navigation, or vehicle control
Proficiency in MATLAB, FORTRAN, Perl, Python, C#, or C/C++ or other advanced programming languages
Technical proficiency in USAF modeling and simulations tools such as AFSIM, Suppressor, ESAMS, STK or other engagement or mission level models
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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