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Northrop Grumman Principal Systems/Algorithm Engineer -TS (20-340) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Systems Algorithm Engineer based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Provide technical expertise and support in developing complex algorithms for evolution of discrimination solutions in support of new BMDS capabilities as part of the C2BMC Track Server Product Team.

  • While the primary focus will be on algorithm development, the candidate will also be expected to contribute to requirements, software, and testing of the Track Server component.


Basic Qualifications:

  • An active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI is required.

  • 5 Years of software/systems engineering experience with Bachelor's degree in a STEM-related field; or 3 years' experience with a Master's degree.

  • Experience with algorithm development.

  • Familiarity with MATLAB and its use in prototyping/developing algorithms is also required.

  • Demonstrated experience in algorithm development, troubleshooting, analysis, and one or more of the following areas: system analysis, design, modeling, simulation, integration, test.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD highly desirable.

  • Candidate should have extensive experience working in the missile defense domain, specifically in tracking, discrimination and related algorithms.

  • Candidates should have experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software and specialty engineers to develop solutions.

  • Experience performing trade studies, requirements development, engineering design as well as software development processes and modeling.

  • Direct experience with BMDS radar systems (LRDR/TPY-2, etc.) either direct or indirect is highly desired. Experience using C2BMC processes and methods.

  • Candidate should have experience in developing Algorithm Description Documents (ADDs) and related Systems Engineering products.

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies highly desirable.

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




Salary Min: $92K

Salary Max: $138K

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

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.

Job Category : Engineering