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Northrop Grumman Virtual Simulation Software/Principal Virtual Simulation Software Engineer 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 has an opening for Virtual Simulation Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL .

This position can be filled at the Virtual Simulation Software Engineer OR Principal Virtual Simulation Software Engineer level based on the education and experience of the qualified candidate.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop software to simulate real-time operations and behavior of systems for virtual simulation (Pilot in the Loop) testing so that future tactical aircraft can be evaluated in next generation air warfare mission environments

  • Develop new and/or integrate existing system simulation frameworks, weapon systems components to include air vehicle platform, kinematics, sensors, communications, command and control, weapons, and threat performance models and algorithms

  • Integrate and use advanced graphical user interfaces and visualization tools

  • Model operational environments, and perform trade studies via computer simulation resulting in recommendations for alternative system architectures and configurations

  • Perform operational analysis and mission effectiveness analysis

  • Support the design and development of visualization models and databases for integration with a high fidelity simulation environment used for strategic simulation and training

  • Support evaluations to determine the best frameworks, hardware, capabilities, and tools available to create simulations and experiences that enhance the virtual simulation product

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. #LI-JR3

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Virtual Simulation Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 2 years of engineering experience OR a STEM master's degree and 0 years of engineering experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer/engineering modeling using Java, C#/C++, or other object oriented computer language

  • An active, in-scope Top Secret DoD Security Clearance with issue/reissue in the last 5 years

  • The ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company to meet program objectives

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Virtual Simulation Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 5 years of engineering experience OR a STEM master's degree and 3 years of engineering experience OR a STEM Phd and 0 years of engineering experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer/engineering modeling using Java, C#/C++, or other object oriented computer language

  • An active, in-scope Top Secret DoD Security Clearance with issue/reissue in the last 5 years

  • The ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company to meet program objectives

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of tactical aircraft aero-performance, sensors, weapons, and communication

  • An understanding of Integrated Air Defense Systems and capabilities

  • Proven ability to work with a team in a rapid prototyping environment

  • Experience with performing weapon system level design, integration, or test and evaluation

  • Ability to translate physics/mathematics models into real-time simulation algorithms and models

  • Experience with real-time simulation/software development

  • Experience designing and developing visualization models and databases using COTS tools

  • Experience with 3D modeling or terrain generation tools

  • Experience with any of the following: Presagis Creator, Presagis TerraVista, Presagis VegaPrime, Compro/Camber Radar Tool Kit (RTK), Unity, Unreal, Microsoft Flight Sim, X-Plan, MetaVR

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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