Northrop Grumman Principal Systems Engineer - XLab (21-143) in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Systems Engineer based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
The Systems Engineer's primary responsibility is to work as a member of the X-Lab software development team to develop and test innovative solutions in support of X-Lab projects and experiments.
This position will focus on the integration of the R&D systems into C2BMC and will contribute to other ongoing X-Lab projects as needed.
Including the assessment on how the C2BMC prototype system performs using state vectors, integrating source tracks into the prototype and assessing track processing results, generating and assessing concurrent radar and sensor tracks during M&S and live flight test events, and enhancing experimental prototypes based on results of these activities.
The Systems Engineer will apply these results to identify and work to enhance C2BMC for future operations.
Non-standard work hours are highly likely during event execution and a small amount of travel may be required.
If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.
An active Secret clearance is required.
5 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 3 years' with Master's degree.
Must possess demonstrable skills in engineering of new capabilities and generating detailed and repeatable tests.
The Software Engineer must possess an understanding of system development processes and principles and be able to communicate the desired capabilities to a diverse group of developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and system users.
The successful Systems Engineer should have demonstrated contributions all elements of the System Engineers "V" and testing that included the ability to analyze high level needs and defined a structured and logical approach to refine the capability into an integrated set of requirements that led to a fielded product.
The Systems Engineer should have demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively, clearly present technical approaches and findings, and have experience in writing and implementing engineering plans within a project.
Security+ Test driven development and continuous integration
Software architecture design
Service Oriented Architecture development principles
Ability to refactor code for reusability, readability, and maintainability in an object-oriented codebase
Application deployment, integration, and troubleshooting
Operating systems experience with Windows & Unix/Linux
Experience with the Eclipse IDE, Maven, and Git
Conduct and participate in peer reviews
Ability to extract data to support analysis
Implementation of algorithms
Messaging interface development
Theory and application of the BMDS
Theory and application of command and control systems
Theory and application of track correlation algorithms
Familiarity with Link-16, including content, transmission rules, etc.
Experience with COTS and FOSS
Using the Agile methodology for software development
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 benefits will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
Flexible Work Arrangements
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.
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Job Category : Engineering