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Principal Software/Simulation Engineer with Top Secret-19021271

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

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples 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, theyre making history.

 

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal Software/Simulation Engineer to support our Palmdale CA CoE Site.

 

Position can be supported from either in Palmdale, CA, El Segundo, CA, or Rancho Bernardo, CA

 

Essential Functions:

As part of the Advanced Technology centers Modeling and Simulation team, the candidate will be responsible for the design, development, integration, and test of physics-based, real-time engineering simulations in support of Operator-In-The-Loop (OITL) mission simulations. Simulations include air vehicle flight, sensor/payload operations and employment, and advanced Electronic Warfare effects. Expectations include extensive customer interface and collaboration with operators and system partners to develop graphical user interfaces and visualization tools to support mission effectiveness and survivability. Candidate will contribute to high-visible activities and have opportunities to periodically demonstrate integrated capabilities to sector leadership and high value customers. Be a part of an innovative and distinguished team producing cutting edge technologies in the diverse and versatile backdrop of southern California.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) with at least 5 years of engineering experience.
  • Computer/engineering skills using C#/C++, JAVA, or other Object Oriented programming languages.
  • Department of Defense Top Secret clearance and the ability to obtain a special program access.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • The ability to develop (C# and JAVA) and integrate prototype and pre-production software to support simulation events.
  • The ability to develop physics-based models and simulations using Object Oriented programming.
  • Systems and software integration experience related to Service Oriented Architectures.
  • An ability to work with a team in a rapid prototyping environment.
  • An ability to create top level briefings and demonstrate excellent presentation skills.

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.

 

Job ID: 19021271

  Reasons to apply:

  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.
Top Secret Required