Systems Engineer (Clearance Required)-19034825

Location: Azusa
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.


The core function of this team is modelling and simulation.  Strong scientific programming skills are required.  Desired languages include python, perl, MATLAB, and shell.  Candidate should be prepared to troubleshoot simulation issues and resolve. Professional presentation skills are also required.  C(++) or Satellite Tool Kit (STK) are a bonus.  Candidates with performance analysis experience, or previous SBIRS exposure would be preferred but not required.  We are looking to train someone for a long term commitment.


As part of a program team, candidate would learn and eventually be responsible for two to three payload thermal vacuum tests, including detailed performance analysis, analysis tool development, customer out-brief, and verification report. Candidate would be trained in payload simulation and calibration, with the intent that they can become the focal point for this area in a few years. Candidate would be able to extend expertise into on-orbit testing/analysis. This is a great opportunity to learn from senior System Engineers working radiometric, line-of-sight, and state-of-health performance analysis on the SBIRS payloads.





Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • 2 years of exempt level experience in software development and/or systems analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of Modeling & Simulation
  • Strong analytical and programming skills (e.g. MATLAB or Python preferred)
  • Current & Active DoD secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Master's degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering processes and methods
  • SBIRS program or similar space program related knowledge
  • Demonstrated experience in Modeling & Simulation
  • Knowledge of C++ and/or Perl

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19034825

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position