Staff Engineer Optical

    • Redondo Beach, CA



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 is seeking a Staff Engineer Optical to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence... The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Electronics & Payloads Directorate.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Support and develop a remote sensing analysis testbed to perform physically realistic, radiance-based end-to-end simulations of sensors and remote sensing products
• Develop modeling and simulation strategies to develop sensor mission requirements, characterize sensor performance, and validate remote sensing algorithms, sensors and products
• Incorporate and quantify radiative models, atmospheric models and surface models for remote sensing to support scene radiance simulations and to represent physical properties of atmospheric and surface effects
• Work on different system phases from sensor requirements definition, utility analysis and trades, sensor performance prediction, risk analyses, verification and validation, calibration and anomaly resolution. For sensors that span the electromagnetic spectrum.
• Work with an innovative team that solves unique problems while using and further developing validated models and tools

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