Northrop Grumman Staff Systems Engineer-BMDS in Huntsville, Alabama
Northrop Grumman is seeking Systems Engineers Level 5 candidates for the Central Region Engineering Sector located in Huntsville, AL. We want individuals who are creative and think-out-of-the-box to perform end-to-end analysis of mission segments within the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) mission area and to expand concepts and capabilities for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS)
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a leading global provider, manufacturer and integrator of advanced, secure and agile software-defined systems and solutions. We pioneer technology that saves lives and keeps our nation safe. Systems Engineer opportunities are available in three separate disciplines within System Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT).
Conduct performance analyses of advanced and emergent BMDS capabilities and threats using MATLAB based modeling and simulation tools to support system engineering products for development of system and sub-system
Perform development, updates, and benchmarking/anchoring of BMDS M&S tools to support system analysis tasks.
Work with subject matter experts to analyze and formulate performance and functional requirements for system-of system level requirements specifications.
Work in a cross-discipline product team and routinely interface with National Team group leads, senior management, and government personnel responsible for executing analysis tasks.
Document analysis results in reports and briefings for critique and review by the National Team and other Missile Defense Agency (MDA) representatives representing sensors, and weapons.
Lead analysis teams of 5-8 multi-discipline engineers for short duration modeling events.
14 Years with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD
Experience in data analysis, algorithm development, requirements development, modeling & simulation, or interface development
Ability to communicate technical information clearly to both technical and nontechnical personnel
Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Previous experience mentoring junior engineers
Currently possess a Secret Clearance
Proficiency with either MATLAB or Mathematica
Air and Missile Defense or Command and Control
Technical Subject Matter Expert in battle management algorithms, modeling & simulation, system level analysis, sensors, weapons, or communications
Technical leadership on small programs, research and development efforts, or proposals
Applying statistical methods to datasets to characterize system behavior and optimize performance
Wireless point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and multipoint communication devices and systems
Database management systems including Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, and/or MySQL
Agile Development lifecycle process
User interface design
Ability to use Microsoft Visio
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