Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems 5 in Redondo Beach, California

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking an individual responsible for developing and leading peer reviews for mission modeling, simulation, and analysis in support of a restricted program. Mission Systems Integration will be applied across multiple platforms/system with multiple software applications and services integrated over a common service bus.

The Mission Systems Engineer 5 willbe responsible for supporting and potentially leading development efforts of new and existing system simulation frameworks, performance models, and algorithms, to identify, integrate, and accurately represent specific mission systems technologies that enable evaluation of advanced concepts and architectures, and convey results of those studies through effective visualizations. Activities include supporting military requirements analysis, threat system analysis, system survivability analysis, mission performance/effectiveness analysis, force level effectiveness analysis, and military utility assessments.


  • Apply knowledge of complex mission systems and their capability to support military battle management functions across multiple security environments, advanced programs, architectures, and platforms

  • Ability to lead a team providing mission systems integration modeling, simulation, and analysis support to accomplish long-term objectives related to program development, agile execution, and related research and development projects

  • Communicate across the engineering disciplines and technology areas to integrate capabilities, and communicate technical capabilities and analyses with internal stakeholders and external customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university with a MINIMUM of14 years (12 years with a Masters,9 years with a PhD) of systems integration experience

  • Must have knowledge of space mission operations.

  • Must have an active DoD Top Secret or DoD Secret with SCI access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science

  • Working knowledge in various aspects of advanced air and space assets (air vehicle, ground station, operations, sensor payloads, and/or communications) and associated technologies

  • Ability to work both independent and in a team in a fast-paced environment, and brief technical approach and status to senior management

  • Familiar with Agile Systems Engineering and Software Development processes

  • Knowledge of domain specific sensor principles, including signal processing, acquisition, tracking, resource management, discrimination, and battle manager interfaces.

  • Software development experience using C++ or another Object-Oriented language.

  • Experience leading projects through the system engineering lifecycle, including SRR, PDR, CDR, and TRR and operations & sustainment.

  • Familiarity with USAF modeling and simulation tools (e.g. AFSIM)

  • Modeling and simulation experience to include distributed simulations

  • Familiarity with battle management functions with a DOD service preferred

  • Current full DoD TOP SECRET clearance w/ SCI.

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