IR Signature Modeling Engineer (Principal Engineer Systems)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 6, 2022
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities
to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around
the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a
pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun
along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity,
cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we
have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our
employees are not only part of history, they're making
history.Brief Description:IR Signature Modeling Engineer to support
Threat Products and Services (TPS) on the SWDC Program at Schriever
SFB, CO.Complete Description:Threat Products and Services (TPS) is
responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity
threat modeling products in support of MDA and MDA's Ballistic
Missile Defense System. This position requires a detail-oriented
mid-level engineer responsible for developing high fidelity
signature data packages for use in a variety of modeling and
simulation tools and media. Must have a good understanding of
modeling and simulation methods and processes. Must be able to
apply standard engineering and mathematical algorithms to ensure
the accurate portrayal of expected phenomenology characteristics
during a missiles flight. The selected individual must be able to
work with little or no direct supervision, works as an integral
member of a product delivery team, and meet time critical delivery
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Aeronautics, Physics, or
- Experience: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with
Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
- Background in infrared signature modeling.
- Strong knowledge of the flight characteristics, motion, and
performance of ballistic missiles is required.
- Result focused, work well within a dynamic environment,
self-motivated, able to work in a team environment, and able to
produce reliable products and documentation within established
- Good attention to detail
- This position requires an active DoD Secret clearance to start,
and be able to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance with access to
- Modeling, simulation, and automation experience with a strong
math, physics or engineering background is preferred.
- Knowledge of the flight characteristics, motion, atmospheric
dynamics, and missile performance parameters necessary to model
ballistic missiles is highly desired.
- Knowledge and experience with hypersonic phenomenology
- Experience with scripting languages, such as python, bash, or
matlab, and to analyze and plot large data sets is also preferred.
Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD 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 health and safety of our employees
and their families is a top priority. The company encourages
employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S.
Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be
vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious
accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government
action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate
under Executive Order 14042
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.
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