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Northrop Grumman Engineer/Principal Systems Engineer - Space - Simulation & Analysis - TS/SCI in Dulles, Virginia

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.

Successful candidates for this position will work in a Systems Engineering role in Dulles VA. This Systems Engineering role is responsible for leading the simulation and analysis efforts for a space program in the National Security Space business area within the Space Systems Sector.

The Simulation & Analysis Lead will be responsible for:

• Modeling Concept of Operations and Design Reference Missions in support of a ground based service oriented architecture intended to service next generation space capability.

• A successful Simulation & Analysis Lead will have experience in space mission modeling and simulation using tools such as Freeflyer or STK for analyzing and visualizing complex systems in the context of a mission.

• The Simulation & Analysis Lead will perform analyses of vehicle capabilities under various mission scenarios that meet operational constraints, satisfy ground segment requirements and optimize mission utility.

• The candidate will also work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers to achieve the goals of the program team.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have U.S. Citizenship with a current or active Top Secret level clearance, SCI eligible.

  • This position requires a BS degree in Engineering or related technical field and at least 2 years of applicable experience, or an MS Degree and 0 years of applicable experience.

  • Familiarity with Freeflyer, STK, or Matlab for mission analysis and modeling/simulation

  • This position can also he filled a level higher with a BS Degree in an engineering field and 5 years of applicable experience or MS Degree and 3 years of applicable experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CONOPS development for Space Based programs.

  • Knowledge of various mission analysis techniques and software tools.

  • Space to Ground and Mission Architecture

  • Understanding of Agile software development practices.

  • Background working software systems engineering.

  • On-orbit testing of space systems and testing of integrated ground systems.

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