Northrop Grumman AFSIM Sensor and Processing, Modeling and Simulation Systems Engineer 5 in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Systems Engineer 5 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach. This position reports to the Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis IPT. Candidate will lead the development and integration of the AFSIM sensors, schedulers, and resources managers. Develop operational analysis models, methods, and simulations capabilities to represent advanced concepts and technologies. Capabilities to support military requirements analysis, threat system analysis, system survivability analysis, mission performance/effectiveness analysis, force level effectiveness analysis, and military utility. Candidate should have strong problem solving skills, be highly motivated to perform and grow, and possess a strong work ethic. Proficiency in technical understanding of AFSIM. A high level of proficiency in AFSIM development and analysis. Experience developing AFSIM Plug-ins. A high level of proficiency in MATLAB, C/C++, and Python.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university with 14+ years of engineering experience in aerospace/defense OR 12+ years with a STEM Masters OR 9+ years with a STEM PhD

  • Minimum 2 years AFSIM development Experience

  • Minimum of 9 years' experience in operational analysis and/or modeling and simulation

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance with full Investigation within the last 6 years and the ability to gain additional SAP clearances

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Physics, Operations Research, Mathematics, or Computer Science. Master' degree can be substituted as 2 years of experience.

  • Knowledge/experience in modeling/analysis of technologies to include: electronic warfare, radar, IR/EO sensor, weapons, non-kinetic effects, LO, communications. Knowledge/experience with LO route planning tools.

  • Experience in developing or translating concept of operations in the model behaviors.

  • Active SCI clearance

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.