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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Systems Engineer Modeling and Simulation in Melbourne, Florida

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 Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Modeling and Simulation to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and integrates new and/or existing system simulation frameworks, performance models, algorithms, threat models, and command and control models

  • Simulates real-time operations and develops software that simulates the behavior of systems

  • Develops, integrates, and user advanced graphical user interfaces and visualization tools

  • Models operational environments, performs trade studies via computer simulation, and recommends alternative architectures

  • Performs operational analysis and mission effectiveness analysis

  • Reviews and analyzes system requirements and assesses impacts to the appropriate features, functions, and subsystems using a model architecture

  • Performs mission engineering activities to ensure continuity between desired operational capabilities and delivered system performance through systems engineering "V"

  • Ensures performance capabilities of new systems and architectures are traded against cost and mission requirements

  • Develop mission relevant scenarios to assess operational effectiveness of existing and emerging systems and capabilities in representative operational environments

  • Performance technical planning, requirements analysis and development, verification and validation, cost and risk tradeoff analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analysis for total systems

  • Support system specification updates and associated performance enhancements and interface development/upgrade efforts

We offer flexible work arrangements, learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a 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:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and at least 9 years of relevant experience OR Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and at least 7 years of relevant experience OR A PhD in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and at least 4 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with engineering modeling practices including the use of at least one scripting language (Matlab, Python, Etc.)

  • An active, in-scope, DoD Secret level security clearance (or higher) with issue or reinvestigation in the last 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, operational research, or applied mathematics

  • Experience with system of systems modeling tools: AFSIM, NGTS, and/or STK

  • Experience with analysis of systems and processes

  • Experience working in a rapid prototyping environment

  • Knowledge of GIT source control

  • Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite

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