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Modeling and Simulation Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10065267

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Bethpage, New York, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Description

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector (NGMS) is a leading global provider of secure software-defined, hardware enabled mission systems.  Northrop Grumman’s Bethpage location has served as a vital location throughout the history of the company. Opening in 1936, it served as the main headquarters for the Grumman Corporation- the central location for projects such as the Lunar Module and the F-14 Tomcat.  Our employees have made significant historical contributions and are continuing to shape the future.

The selected individual has the potential to support a number of Bethpage-supported programs with modeling and simulation (M&S) and data analysis spanning the airborne, land and maritime domains.  Successful candidates must be able to commit to working on-site in a lab environment.  Travel will be required to support integration and test activities at customer facilities.

What You Will Do:

  • Help to drive organizational change by driving Digital Transformation and Model-Based Everything (MB(X)) approaches.
  • Develop software and analytical tools to model behavior of systems in real-time and in constructive simulations.
  • Develop, integrate, and use advanced graphical user interfaces and visualization tools
  • Model operational environments, perform trade studies via computer simulation and recommend alternative architectures
  • Perform operational analysis and mission effectiveness analysis.
  • Develop descriptive system models to include logical/physical/functional block diagrams at various abstraction layers to support Model-Based Engineering (MBE) and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) efforts.
  • Collaborate with other members of the technical staff, program office, and government customers.
  • Work independently and across multi-disciplined/multi-site teams to architect, model, simulate, and analyze systems to predict/verify system performance against functional/capability requirements.
  • Demonstrate a Systems Thinking mindset.
  • Be capable of understanding a complex problem, developing an approach to solve it, and implementing that approach. 
  • Duties may extend to include one or more of: requirements development, developing system specifications derived from customer requirements, data analysis, algorithm development, system issue resolution, test derivation/validation, as well as design and modeling tasks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position can be filled at either a T1 Associate Engineer level, or a T2 Engineer level.
    • Engineer (2+ years of engineering experience with a bachelor’s degree, 0 years for MS degree)
    • Associate Engineer (0 years of engineering experience with a bachelor's degree)
  • Proficiency with engineering programming languages (e.g., C/C++, MATLAB, Python)
  • Experience preparing and presenting technical content to internal and/or external customers
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Active US Secret clearance or higher, and approval for Special Access Program (SAP)
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting data analysis and formulating conclusions
  • Experience in an integration and test environment
  • Experience with physics-based model or simulation development
  • Experience performing system verification and validation
  • Working knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), tools, techniques, and concepts; e.g., Cameo model development
  • Experience with DoDAF & Unified Architecture Framework (UAF) standards and methods
  • Experience with DOORS requirements management
  • Experience with electronic warfare systems
  • Experience with radar systems, particularly: data analysis, requirements analysis, mode design and development and/or signal and data processing.
  • Experience with techniques associated with multiple target tracking (e.g. Kalman filtering, multiple hypothesis logic)
  • Experience with Agile Development

Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $82,400 USD - $123,600 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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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.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.