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Northrop Grumman Staff Operational Analysis / Suppressor Modeling & Simulation Engineer **CURRENT/ACTIVE CLEARANCE REQUIRED** in Northridge, California

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Northridge, CA is currently seeking a Staff Operational Analysis / Suppressor Modeling & Simulation Engineer with a current/active clearance to join our team to work on Advanced Programs.

In this role, you will perform operational analysis, mission effectiveness analysis, and optimization on conceptual and developmental phase advanced weapons initiatives. Model operational environments, perform trade studies via computer simulation and recommend alternative architectures. You will advise other engineers that are simulating real-time operations and developing software that simulates behavior of systems.

This role includes, but is not limited to, the following activities:

• Perform modeling, simulation, and analysis tasks assessing system survivability, system effectiveness, and overall system performance in engagement, mission, and campaign level scenarios

• Perform trade studies and simulation analyses with the objective of enhancing and optimizing system performance capabilities

• Develop performance models and algorithms, threat models and command and control models for new and/or existing system simulation frameworks

Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available for this position.

A Secret clearance is required; US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

• BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics AND 14+ years related experience OR an MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics and 12 years of related experience, OR a PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics and 9 years of related experience.

• Experience performing modeling, simulation, and analysis tasks, assessing system survivability, system effectiveness, and overall system performance in engagement, mission, and campaign level scenarios.

• Experience performing trade studies and simulation analyses with the objective of enhancing and optimizing system performance capabilities.

• Experience developing performance models and algorithms, threat models and command and control models for new and/or existing system simulation frameworks.

• Knowledge of / expertise with the Suppressor military operations, strategy and tactics simulation framework.

• Current/active U.S Government issued DoD Secret Clearance; clearance must have been issued/adjudicated in the past five (5) years.

Preferred Qualifications:

• MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics.

• Knowledge of the AFSIM military operations, strategy and tactics simulation framework.

• Knowledge of RF threat modeling.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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