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Northrop Grumman Principal / Sr. Principal Modeling & Simulation Engineer **CURRENT/ACTIVE CLEARANCE REQUIRED** in Northridge, California

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Northridge, CA is currently seeking a Principal / Sr. Principal Modeling and Simulation Engineer with a current/active clearance to join our team to work on Advanced Programs.

In this role, you will be working with other engineers and analysts to develop new and/or integrate existing system simulation frameworks, performance models and algorithms, threat models and command and control models. Simulate real-time operations and develop software that simulates behavior of systems. Develop integrate and use advanced graphical user interfaces and visualization tools. Model operational environments, perform trade studies via computer simulation and recommend alternative architectures. Perform operational analysis and mission effectiveness analysis.

This role includes, but is not limited to, the following activities:

• Perform modeling, simulation, and analysis tasks assessing system survivability, system effectiveness, and overall system performance in engagement / mission-level scenarios

• Perform trade studies and simulation analyses with the objective of enhancing and optimizing system performance capabilities

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

Some relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

This position may be filled as a Principal (level 3) or a Sr. Principal (level 4). Basic qualifications for each level are listed below.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Principal (level 3) are:

• BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics

• Current/active U.S Government issued DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain all required additional clearances within a timeframe set forth by management.

• 5+ years modeling, simulation, and analysis of Aerospace Systems, Systems Analysis, and Design

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal (level 4) are:

• BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics

• Current/active U.S Government issued DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain all required additional clearances within a timeframe set forth by management.

• 9+ years modeling, simulation, and analysis of Aerospace Systems, Systems Analysis, and Design

Preferred Qualifications :

• MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics

• Knowledge of C++, MATLAB, and Simulink

• Knowledge of RF threat modeling

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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