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Northrop Grumman SWDC TMC IR Signature Engineer (Engineer Systems) in Schriever AFB, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) Threat Modeling Center (TMC) at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Infra-Red (IR) Signature Modeling Engineer at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll Get to Do:

The TMC is responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity threat modeling products in support of Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and MDA's Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).

The successful candidate must be able to apply standard engineering and mathematical algorithms to ensure the accurate portrayal of expected phenomenology characteristics during a missile's flight. The IR Signature group works closely with other TMC groups such as Targeting and Allocation, Kinematic Trajectory Generation, Missile Modeling, Documentation, and Quality Control. This group also works closely with the TMC's Systems Engineering and Software Development groups, as most of the tools used by the group are developed in-house

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Create/refine IR signature modeling products

  • Requirements elicitation from users

  • Trouble-shooting products and data

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) disciplineand 2 years of relevant experience or a Master's degreewithy 0years of experience.

  • Technical understanding of the kinematics and/or signatures of ballistic missiles in flight

  • Demonstrated ability to produce reliable products and documentation within established deadlines

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a dynamic team environment

  • Current Final DoD Secret clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Modeling, Simulation, and automation experience

  • Strong math, physics and/or engineering background

  • Background in IR signature modeling

  • Previous experience with scripting languages (such as python, bash, or Matlab) and how they can be used to support analysis and plotting of large data sets

  • Ability to obtain a 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:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering