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

performance requirements.

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.


Basic Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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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