Northrop Grumman Software Engineer in Melbourne, Florida
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.
The candidate will be responsible for performing data reduction from a weapon truth data set to a representation that may be used on an aircraft to generate the Launch Acceptability Region (LAR) and Time of Flight (TOF) to the target.
The truth data set is a large collection of points, with each point representing conditions under which the aircraft may release the weapon (altitude, winds, etc.) and whether or not the weapon can successfully engage the target under those conditions.
Data reduction must be performed so that a computationally efficient algorithm may be used to operate on a compact data set to generate a reasonable approximation of the LAR and TOF.
The candidate will also evaluate the statistical quality of the LAR's and TOF's generated from the compact representation with the original truth data set. If the generated LAR's and/or TOF's do not meet the desired criteria, the candidate will analyze the results, identify possible root causes for the deficiencies, and improve the data reduction algorithm and/or settings to produce a better compact representation. Lastly, the candidate will document the final LAR and TOF modeling performance statistics in the LAR Accuracy Report (LAR AR).
Although not required to start this position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret clearance as well as Program Special Access within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.
Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2+ years of software engineering experience OR
Master's Degree in (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
Experience with at least one of these:
Python programming and Object-oriented programming (OOP)
Familiarity with Machine Learning techniques
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Preferred Qualifications :
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering
Active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance
Active Python programming and Object-oriented programming (OOP)
Familiar with modeling the dynamics of a vehicle or weapon, i.e. 6 degree of freedom (6DOF).
Familiarity with UAI Common LAR methodologies.
Developing/conducting sensitivity studies, developing/conducting covariance analysis.
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Job Category : Engineering