Staff Line Of Sight Systems Engineer (Clearance Required)

Requisition ID: 20017913

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Azusa
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector in Azusa, CA needs qualified Staff Line of Sight System Engineer level 5 with experience in developing and testing GNC or pointing and control algorithms on embedded systems for real-time flight.  Experience in one or more of the following areas: Statistics, Kalman filtering, estimation theory, orbital mechanics, geometry, Line-of-Sight analysis, spacecraft/sensor attitude and boresight determination.   The staff systems engineer will support The Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Ground Processing / Exploitation systems delivers timely infrared surveillance information including reliable, accurate missile event data to key decision makers. The system supports the country’s missile warning/missile defense mission, the technical intelligence mission and bolsters situational awareness for warfighters on the battlefield.  The system utilizes data from existing OPIR satellite constellations and reports data to mission users and warfighters over key national dissemination networks.  LosAngelesSpace

Basic Qualifications: 
·    Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field & 14 years of related engineering experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field & 12 years of related engineering experience ·    Current & active DoD secret security clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications: 
·       Active & Current SCI security clearance ·       Statistics, Kalman filtering, estimation theory, orbital mechanics, geometry, Line of Sight analysis, space craft sensor attitude or boresight determination experience

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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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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.