Principal Systems Engineer
Requisition ID: R10127452
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
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, but they’re also making history.
As an integral part of our Mission Modeling, Simulation & Analysis team in Mission Systems Engineering located in Linthicum, MD you will focus on accelerating the delivery of capabilities to our customers through the development and use of advanced models and simulations of platforms, sensors, weapons, and their interactions with the environment.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Utilize Modeling, Simulation, Experimentation, and Analysis (MSE&A) of advanced systems using C++ object-oriented design, advanced data structures and test-driven development
Develop large scale data analytics, probabilities, and statistics, including the application of design of experiment techniques for the evaluation of system and mission performance
Integrate MS&A with operational flight software, collecting and analyzing data from laboratory or flight tests, the verification and validation of simulation performance against flight test data, and formally verifying that the models meet specified requirements
Produce publication quality reports which define the foundation for simulation credibility across all stakeholders and provide the artifacts to support formal simulation Verification, Validation and Accreditation (VVA).
Innovate to solve problems and identify improvements across MSE&A products
Performs operational analysis and mission effectiveness analysis
Develops new and/or integrates existing system simulation frameworks, performance models and algorithms, threat models and command and control models
Models operational environments, performs trade studies via computer simulation and recommends alternative architectures
Simulates real-time operations and develops software that simulates behavior of systems
Develops, integrates, and uses advanced graphical user interfaces and visualization tools
Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of experience, Master’s degree with 3 years of experience, Ph.D. with 0 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related technical fields.
U.S Citizenship with active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access prior to start
Experience with programming languages such as C/C++, Python, Bash or C shell scripting and the Linux and Windows computing environments
Experience with analytical modeling approaches using MATLAB environment
Active Top Secret DoD Clearance or higher
Advanced degrees in Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or a related technical field
Experience with Modeling, Experimentation, Simulation, and Analysis
Experience with real-time and/or reactive simulation software applications development
Experience using AFSIM and/or Brawler
Experience with one or more of the following: statistics, design of experiments, descriptive/diagnostic/predictive/prescriptive analytics, high performance computing
Domain experience in simulations of RF, EOIR, Communications or related systems
Solid understanding of the Systems Engineering and Integration & Test processes
Experience with DPC, CUDA, OpenCL, Verilog, VHDL, or other domain specific languages
Experience with Agile and/or SAFe methodologies
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Link to Benefits: https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com
This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
This position is contingent upon maintaining an active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.