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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Modeling & Simulations Systems Engineer / Systems Performance Engineer in Chandler, Arizona

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer for the NGI Modeling and Simulations and/or Systems Performance Engineer position(s) located in Chandler, AZ.

These positions will support the Next Generation Interceptor Program .


  • Responsible for the development, refinement and documentation of key capabilities to support the NGI program

  • The NGI Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Engineer is directly responsible for supporting the overall System-level M&S development effort including integration of subsystem elements into the overall System-level simulation and formal deliverables.

  • The NGI Systems Performance Engineer is directly responsible for supporting overall System-level end to end performance assessments of the product efforts and resolution of systems performance gaps relative to stakeholder requirements.

  • The ideal candidate would be able to fulfill both of these positions.

  • Collaboration with senior systems engineers to support the development of groundbreaking advances against emerging threats and capabilities


Basic Qualifications:

9 Years of relevant experience with Bachelors in Science in a technical discipline; 7 Years with a Masters; 4 years with PHD

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret security clearance

  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly to both technical and nontechnical personnel

  • Demonstrated experience in modeling and simulation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Missile Defense or Command and Control Experience

  • Proficient with Python, MATLAB, C++ or other languages

  • Dedicated to quality model development

  • Working knowledge of Ada programming

  • MBSE experience (Cameo or similar)

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Job Category : Engineering