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Northrop Grumman SWDC/TMC Missile Modeling Engineer (Principal Engineer Systems) in Schriever AFB, Colorado

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.

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The Threat Modeling Center (TMC) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team asa Missile Modeling Engineer (Principal Engineer Systems) based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.

What You'll Get to Do:

The TMC 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 (BMDS). This position requires adetail-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. Candidate must have a goodunderstanding of modeling and simulation methods and processes.

Key Activities:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Work with little or no direct supervision, work as an integral member of a product delivery team, and meet time critical delivery schedules.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

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.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and thecommunities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of applicable experience with a bachelor's degree in a relevant STEM discipline or 3 years of experience with a masters degree.

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

  • Possess a final Secret clearance. Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Final Top Secret clearance

  • Prior experience with the mission of the Threat Modeling Center

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