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Systems Engineer – Mission Modeling, Simulation & Analysis

Requisition ID: R10067390

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, 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.

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 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 and Analysis (MS&A) of advanced systems using C++ object-oriented design, advanced data structures and test driven development.

  • Developing using Python for large scale data analytics, probability 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 MS&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.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience, a Master’s degree with 0 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields.

  • U.S. Citizenship and active Secret DoD clearance is required

  • Experience using C++ and/or Python

  • Experience with Analytical Modeling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret DoD Clearance

  • Advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields

  • Based model or simulation development

  • Experience with real-time or reactive simulation/software development

  • Experience using AFSIM and/or Brawler

  • Experience using AFSIM and/or Brawler

  • Domain experience in simulations of RF, EOIR, Communications or related systems

  • Experience with one or more of the following: Statistics, design of experiments, predictive/prescriptive analytics, high performance computing

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission 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 

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. 

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Salary Range: $81,000 USD - $121,600 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.