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Principal / Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Operations Analysis

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Operations Analyst Principal Systems Engineer/ Sr Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.The Operations Analyst 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--- Military utilityResponsibilities --- 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 capabilitiesThis position can be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.Basic Qualifications:The basic qualifications for the Principal Systems Engineer are a Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 5 years software engineering/electrical engineering/aerospace engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM and 3 years software engineering/electrical engineering/aerospace engineering experience OR PhD in STEM and 0 years engineering experienceThe basic qualifications for the Sr Principal Systems Engineer are a Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 9 years software engineering/electrical engineering/aerospace engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM and 7 years software engineering/electrical engineering/aerospace engineering experience OR PhD in STEM and 4 years software engineering/electrical engineering/aerospace engineering experience

  • Must have an active DoD Top Secret (or higher) clearance (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance. Preferred Qualifications:--- 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 Observableso Electronic Warfareo Radar Modeling/Analysiso RF/IR/EO/Acoustic Modeling/Analysiso Survivability Analysiso Countermeasures o Operationso Sensor Payloadso 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 modelsSalary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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