Engineer Sys Modeling Simul

Requisition ID: 21004058

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: 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

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Systems Modeling Simulation Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.  The candidate must have excellent inter-personal, written and verbal communication skills as well as proven leadership skills as they lead teams of engineers, logisticians, buyers, etc. in pursuing recommendations for fixes to issues. Essential Functions:
  • Develops new and/or integrates existing system simulation frameworks, performance models and algorithms.
  • Understanding of modeling and simulation best practices and techniques with an emphasis on developing mathematical models, both deterministic and stochastic.
  • Simulates operations and develops models that simulate behavior of systems. Models operational environments, performs trade studies via simulation and recommends alternative architectures.
  • Performs military requirements analysis, system survivability analysis, mission performance / effectiveness analysis, force level effectiveness analysis, military utility, and operations analysis.
  • Develops and integrates mission concept development, Level of Repair Analysis (LORA), spares sensitivity, Operations and Support (O&S) cost analyses / ROI, and model-based system engineering.
  • Develops and adapt existing models, methods, and simulations to support the design, development, and sustainment of system design concepts and technologies. 
  • Communicate with internal and external Customers with minimal supervision.
  • Position requires practical experience and interpretation of modeling and simulation results, algorithms, and formulas and must be able to communicate their significance and relevancy in a clear, detailed manner.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Basic Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and at least 2 years of MAAF (Model for Asset Availability Forecasting) or LCOM (Logistics Composite Model) experience or another engineering field of experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree from a STEM Field
  • Thorough understanding of Modeling and Simulations concepts and practices
  • Familiarity with Tempo and EDCAS
  • Experience with data mining techniques. Understanding of data analytics and visualization techniques
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.