Northrop Grumman Missile Modeling Engineer 2 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

Missile Modeling Engineer 2

Requisition ID: 18006152

Location(s): United States-Colorado-Schriever AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is currently seeking a Missile Modeling Engineer to support The Threat Modeling center in Colorado.

The Threat Modeling Center is responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity threat modeling products in support of MDA and MDA’s Ballistic Missile Defense System. This position requires a detail-oriented mid-level aerospace engineer responsible for developing high fidelity ballistic missile and space launch threat representation for use in a variety of modeling and simulation tools and media. Must have a good understanding of modeling and simulation methods and processes. Must be able to research, interpret and apply parameters required to build, replicate

and propagate missile or space launch trajectories to include staging, debris, counter measures and RV / payload traits. Must be able to apply standard engineering and mathematical algorithms to ensure the accurate portrayal of expected missile or space launch behavioral characteristics during all phases of powered and un-powered flight. The selected individual must be able to work with little or no direct supervision, work as an integral member of a product delivery team, and meet time critical delivery schedules.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Aeronautics, Physics, or Math with at least 2 years of Engineering experience.

  • Strong knowledge of the flight characteristics, motion, and performance of ballistic missiles.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be self-motivated, able to work in a dynamic team environment.

  • Modeling, Simulation, and automation experience a plus.

  • Strong math, physics or engineering background is preferred.

  • Previous experience with modeling flight characteristics, motion, atmospheric dynamics, and missile performance parameters of ballistic missiles is highly desirable.

  • Strong background in missile system engineering performance is highly desirable.

  • Mastery of engineering modeling principles behind body motion, trajectory generation, counter measures, and debris is a plus.

  • Ability to obtain DoD Top Secret Clearance.

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.

Title: Missile Modeling Engineer 2

Location: Colorado-Schriever AFB

Requisition ID: 18006152