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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Engineer Systems in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Operations Analyst Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

The Operations Analyst 4 will primarily support system analysis, operations analysis, and simulation activities. Specific activities include the following:

Performing military requirements analysis

Threat system analysis

System survivability analysis

Mission performance/effectiveness analysis

Military utility


Perform modeling, simulation, and analysis to support program development, execution, and related research and development projects.

Support lead in developing or assessing new requirements and evaluate advanced air vehicle concepts and technologies

Support mission engineering activities to ensure performance capabilities of new systems and architectures are traded against cost and mission requirements; develop mission relevant scenarios; assess operational effectiveness of existing and emerging systems and capabilities in the threat environment.

Communicate across the engineering disciplines and technology areas to integrate capabilities



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 9+ years of software engineering experience OR-

o Master's Degree in STEM and 7+ years of experience OR

o PhD in STEM and 4+ years of experience

Must have an Active In-scope DoD Top Secret Security Clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years

The ability to obtain and maintain Specific Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree in Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science

Working knowledge in various aspects of advanced air and space assets and associated technologies to include:

o Low Observables

o Electronic Warfare

o Radar Modeling/Analysis

o RF/IR/EO/Acoustic Modeling/Analysis

o Survivability Analysis

o Countermeasures

o Operations

o Sensor Payloads

o Ground Station

Ability to work both independent and in a team in a fast-paced environment, and brief technical approach and status to senior management

Familiarity with Linux and/or Unix-based development.

Knowledge of domain specific radar principles, including signal processing, target acquisition, target tracking, resource management, discrimination, and battle manager interfaces.

Experience related to with air vehicle sensors (RF, EO/IR, radar, ESM, SAR, etc), data processing/fusion, data links, navigation, or vehicle control

Proficiency in MATLAB, FORTRAN, Perl, Python, C#, or C/C++ or other advanced programming languages

Technical proficiency in USAF modeling and simulations tools such as AFSIM, Suppressor, ESAMS, STK or other engagement or mission level models

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