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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Flight Analysis Engineer in support of the Sentinel program. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities, and associated infrastructure. This position is located in Roy, Utah. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
What You'll Get To Do
Flight Analysis Engineer is a member of the AVE Modeling Simulation and Analysis (AVE MS&A) team responsible for AVE performance and flight assessment. This includes executing trajectory simulation tools, both in 3 and 6 Degrees of Freedom, and analyzing the results of those simulations.
Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:
Trajectory simulations support (but are not limited to):
Payload to Range
Post boost vehicle maneuverability
Weapon system effectiveness
Vehicle environment characterization
Flight test predictions and post-flight assessments
The Flight Analysis engineer responsibilities also include development and modification of existing trajectory simulation tools
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
This requisition may be filled at either a Principal level or Sr. Principal level
Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 5 years of experience; 3 years with Master's Degree; 0 years with PhD
Sr. Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 9 years of experience; 7 years with Master's Degree; 4 years with PhD
Missile trajectory analysis or applicable Aerospace Engineering experience
US Citizenship with an Active DoD Secret clearance, granted or re-investigated within last 6 years, or in Continuous Evaluation (CE)
Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance
Strong programming skills
Experience with aerospace vehicle modeling and trajectory simulation
Active Top Secret clearance
Experience programming in C++ Experience with at least one software development platform such as Git, Bitbucket, SVN, etc.
Multidisciplinary experience related to missile performance modeling (guidance & control, propulsion, aerodynamics, mass properties, etc.)
Excellent technical writing skills
Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills
Works well in a team environment
Salary Range: $90,400 - $135,600
Salary Range 2: $112,000 - $168,000
The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.