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Engineer Systems/Principal Engineer Systems – Performance Analysis

Requisition ID: R10052812

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Boulder, Colorado, 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.

The Missile Defense Solutions organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated Engineer to join our team in supporting the software development and analysis of specialized combat systems that are providing advanced algorithms to improve tracking, prediction, and discrimination capabilities for emerging threats worldwide.  Work on what matters!


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performance analysis of missile tracking and prediction algorithms
• Analysis of space based sensor constellations
• Algorithm defect tracking and resolution
• Tool development (Python & Matlab)
• Technical presentations and analysis reports as required

 

Basic Qualifications:
• For Systems Engineer:  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Math or related discipline and 2+ years of related experience; 0 years of related experience with a Masters
• For Principal Systems Engineer: 3 Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Math or related discipline and 5 years of related experience; 3 years of related experience with a Masters; 0 years of related experience with a PhD
• DoD Secret clearance that is or has been active within the last two years
• Experience providing problem resolution and improvement recommendations with strong time management skills
• Analysis experience with complex, mathematically intensive systems
• Python or Matlab experience
• Ability to travel on occasion to Northrop Grumman and customer locations

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with C/C++ software language, development tools, and integrated development environments (IDEs)
• DoD TS/SCI clearance that is or has been active within the last two years
• Experience in performance analysis, requirements verification, simulation, validation, and algorithms
• Strong Python skills
• Strong statistical background and skills
• Familiarity with the Ballistic Missile Defense System
• Experience in tracking and prediction algorithms
• Ground systems experience in mission processing, ground communications, and space operations
• Experience in the numerical implementation of motion filters
• Familiarity with Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) sensors and simulations
• Linux experience


Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $101,400 USD - $152,200 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.