Northrop Grumman Allocation and Targeting Engineer 3 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

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The Threat Modeling Center at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Threat Targeting and Allocation Specialist based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.

What You'll Ge to Do:

The Threat Modeling Center is responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity threat modeling products in support of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and MDA's Ballistic Missile Defense System. The TMC Threat Targeting

and Allocation Specialist is the MDA's subject matter expert responsible for performing Red Team targeteering and weaponeering of adversary systems against US and Allied assets. This position is located on Schriever Air Force Base.

Key activities:

  • Responsible for the modeling and simulation of intelligence credible threat ballistic missile attacks against US and Coalition forces

  • Understanding of each threat country's differing capabilities, preferred Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) and strategic objectives for any given scenario and be able to apply these capabilities to the specific scenario

  • Functions as the threat targeteer and from the adversary's perspective assigns a ballistic missile from that country's Order of Battle against specific targets, and then functions as the threat weaponeer, assigning a specific warhead to each

missile used in the attack to achieve the scenario's training or engineering objective

  • Process results in an end-to-end threat attack laydown file that is modeled by the TMC, providing the kinematic output data of simulated ballistic missile trajectories

  • Assist with customer scenario requests and provide feedback on potential problems or issues before the production process begins

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Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to

diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Basic Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • Understanding of Modeling and Simulation of ballistic missile systems

  • Experience with Linux and Windows based platforms with their associated software and directory structure configuration


  • Active DoD Secret clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Must possess strong attention to detail

  • Must possess good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience in performing red team targeteering and weaponeering of adversary systems

  • Knowledge of the latest intelligence provided by national intelligence community mission partners, to include such diverse

information as ballistic missile systems inventories, launch locations and targets

  • Previous experience working with DIA Intelligence Centers, including NASIC, MSIC, NGIC and/or ONI

  • Ability to obtain DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain SCI clearance

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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