Consultant Modeling and Simulation Analyst

Requisition ID: 21001493

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • 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 has an opening for a Consultant Modeling and Simulation Analyst, to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This individual will report to the Director of Space Sector Modeling and Simulation and will execute the position from the Dulles, Virginia area. Remote operation from a different major Northrop Grumman facility with travel to Dulles, VA, approximately one week per month will be considered. Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Responsible for modeling and simulation integration across the five divisions within Northrop Grumman’s Space Sector.
  • Developing modeling and simulation capabilities to support sector-level future concepts.
  • Developing models to support corporate cross-domain modeling and simulation activities.
  As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 19+ years of experience within space programs spanning systems engineering architecture, requirements development, design, verification & test, and mission operations – OR – a Master’s degree in STEM with 17+ years of related professional experience.
  • Modeling and simulation experience across at least two of the following space engineering disciplines:
    • RF payloads
    • EO/IR payloads
    • Narrow and wide-band communications
    • Data distribution and fault management
    • Space vehicle guidance, navigation and control:
      • Attitude and ephemeris determination
      • Attitude slew and tracking kinematics and closed-loop control
    • Space vehicle power systems
    • Space vehicle thermal systems
  • Current and active DoD Top Secret security clearance.  U.S. citizenship is a prerequisite.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with multi-domain modeling and simulation (air-space and others), battle management, system of systems, analysis framework development.
  • Data analytics, software and process experience: MATLAB, C++, Python, STK, AFSIM, Git/SVN, DevSecOps, Docker, Machine Learning, High Performance Computing, Design of Experiments.
  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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