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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Engineer - Systems Modeling Simulation in San Diego, California

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Sector is seeking a motivated Sr. Principal Engineer Systems Modeling Simulation to perform analysis activities in the System Analysis and Simulation organization. This individual will be responsible for supervising and leading a group of engineers to plan and execute the Modeling and Simulation, and Mission/ Risk Analysis efforts for autonomous systems, manned ISR and BMC2 platforms and future growth opportunities.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for allocating resources across the enterprise programs and ensuring the cost, schedule and technical performance meets each program's statement of work.

  • This individual will ensure appropriate communications up and down the chain of command including providing management briefings as well as status reports and metrics on the health of the projects.

  • Engage in frequent interaction with the customers and other IPTs

  • Candidate will provide technical leadership and guidance to a team of system engineers/ analysts in the areas of Modeling and Simulation (M&S), Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A), and Mission/ Operational/ Impact Analysis

  • Interact as a team player/ leader utilizing strong analytical skills


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and 9 years of related experience, or a Master's in STEM with 7 years of related experience, or a PhD in STEM and 4 years of related experience

  • Minimum of one year of experience leading a team

  • Direct experience in M&S/ Analysis methodologies and tools/standards (such as MATLAB or STK or AFSIM or DIS or HLA, etc.) or M&S VV&A process

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher, and the ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree plus of a minimum of 10 years of related experience/ Ph.D. Degree plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience

  • Working knowledge in various aspects of Unmanned Aerial Systems (air vehicle, ground station, operations, sensor payloads, and/or communications) and Manned ISR and BMC2 Platforms

  • Active TS/SCI clearance preferred

  • Excellent communication skills

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Job Category : Engineering