Staff/Sr. Staff OPIR Analyst
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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 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
This position is for a Senior Mission Analyst to support the
Overhead Persistent InfraRed (OPIR) Organization on the SWDC
program at Schriever AFB, CO. The OPIR Senior Analyst will guide
and advise Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) and BMDS OPIR
Architecture (BOA) analysis efforts in support of MDA Flight Tests
and Integrated/Distributed Ground Tests.
Primary duties include: technical planning, system integration,
verification and validation, cost and risk assessment, and
supportability and effectiveness analyses for total OPIR systems.
Analyses are performed at all levels to include: concept, design,
recorded background scenario generation, test, installation,
operation, maintenance, and post-test results. The selected
candidate shall ensure the logical and systematic conversion of
customer or product requirements into total systems reports that
acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
Secondary duties include: overseeing recorded background scenario
generation and usage, post-test data analysis with each Flight and
Ground Test executed, and Verification & Validation of Threat
Modeling Implementation within OPIR Models & Simulations.
Special focus will be made in defining the Ground Test Integrated
Simulation System (GTISS) architecture, design and implementation
within the OPIR framework. The selected candidate will be defining
the next generation of Ground Testing and working with the latest
technology to enable mission success.
Additional duties include: supporting AMS OU growth and NCTA/IRAD
initiatives leveraging the candidates in-depth OPIR knowledge to
advance innovation within the organization.
Applicants will be required to assist in troubleshooting issues
if/as they arise during Flight and Ground Test execution.
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.
Can be hired at a Staff OPIR Analyst or Senior Staff OPIR
- Bachelor's of science degree in a science, technology,
engineering, or math (STEM) discipline and at least 14 years of
- Detailed working knowledge of SBIRS Mission
- Basic knowledge of LINUX commands.
- Ability to maintain and follow documented processes and
- Strong communications skills, both verbal and written.
- Basic knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel.
- Able to work in a multi-tasking environment.
- Interim Secret Clearance. Preferred Qualifications:
- DoD Final Secret clearance.
- Hands-on experience generating recorded background
- Hands-on experience analyzing OPIR post-test data.
- Hands-on experience analyzing Threat Implementation within
OLGASIM, FOXSIM, and/or RT-RDSIM.
- Hands-on experience working with LKSIM a big plus.
- Detailed working knowledge of BOA performance/execution.
- Detailed working knowledge of SIMF (RTEMS Driver)
- Detailed working knowledge of OLGASIM
- Detailed working knowledge of FOXSIM
- Detailed working knowledge of RT-RDSIM
- Scripting experience. Salary Minimum for Colorado location:
Salary Maximum for Colorado location: $212,160
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. 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. Learn about Northrop
Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
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