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Sr. Principal System Modeling Simulation Engineer – M&S Analyst & Simulation Developer (23-296)

Requisition ID: R10111273

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Principal System Modeling Simulation Engineer – M&S Analyst & Simulation Developer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Colorado Springs, CO

Position Overview:

Seeking a highly motivated analyst to support the C2BMC-NT (National Team), specifically the Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Product Team. Applicant will be expected to provide technical expertise in the area of Missile Defense (MD) modeling and simulation and/or analysis.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and execute performance analyses on C2BMC and its interactions with current and planned-future MD Elements, document analysis results in reports and briefings, present analysis results to a variety of audiences, develop requirements for complex system models/simulations
  • Execute, test and evaluate/trouble-shoot MD level, large scale models/simulations
  • Develop, test, and evaluate threat scenarios
  • Develop tools to support analysis and development effort in MATLAB, Python, JAVA
  • Provide data to support decisions regarding system/element representations and modeling parameters used in large scale simulations
  • Interact with members of other C2BMC Product Teams, C2BMC leadership, MDA customers, and technical SMEs as well as leadership of other MD Element programs

Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Secret clearance is required.
  • 9 Years with Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 13 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Applicant must have a solid engineering background that covers a variety of disciplines which support both conceptual and detailed system level assessments, as well as a basic understanding of analysis techniques, planning, execution, and reporting.
  • Technical specialty areas may include, but are not limited to the following: radar design and performance, endo/exo-atmospheric interceptor design and performance, threat target discrimination, strategic and tactical missile threat characterization/performance/modeling, simulation modeling of complex systems, requirements development, requirements or performance analysis using simulation models, and simulation modeling Verification, Validation and Accreditation.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience working in a Unix/Linux environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Jenkins pipelines, GIT environment a plus
  • Discrete event simulation modeling, big data analysis using sound statistical principles, exposure to tactical-strategic weapon and sensor message standards, software development in a Linux and agile environment using MATLAB (strongly preferred) and/or Python, Java, Bash, etc.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Training and Development
  • Flexible Work Arrangements





Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


Salary Range: $117,900 USD - $176,900 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

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 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.