Northrop Grumman Kinematic Modeling Engineer 2 in Schriever AFB, Colorado
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The Threat and Modeling Center at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Kinematics Modeling Engineer based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
What You'll Get to Do:
The Threat Modeling Center is responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity threat modeling products in support of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and MDA's Ballistic Missile Defense System. This position requires a detail-oriented junior to mid-level engineer responsible for developing and verifying that the threat models used to support BMDS events accurately reflect that missile's performance based on assessed, observed or engineered behaviors and specifications.
More About The Role:
The candidate must understand basic space and missile system characteristics, body motion and rates, staging, object deployment, Euler angles/quaternions, and M&S principles. Must be able to apply standard engineering and mathematical algorithms to ensure the accurate portrayal of expected missile or space launch behavioral characteristics during all phases of powered and un-powered flight. The selected individual must be able to work with minimal or no direct supervision, work as an integral member of a product delivery team, and meet time critical delivery schedules.
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You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Aeronautics, Physics, or Math
Strong knowledge of the flight characteristics, motion, and performance of ballistic missiles
Active DoD Secret clearance
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Must be self-motivated, able to work in a dynamic team environment
Modeling, Simulation, and automation experience
Strong math, physics or engineering background
Previous experience with modeling flight characteristics, motion, atmospheric dynamics, and missile performance parameters of ballistic missiles
Strong background in missile system engineering performance
Mastery of engineering modeling principles behind body motion, trajectory generation, counter measures, and debris
Ability to obtain DoD Top Secret Clearance
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
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