Systems Engineer - Modeling & Simulation in San Diego, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

San Diego, CA 92101

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 34 days ago


At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and ourunderstanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Modeling and Simulation Mission Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rancho Bernardo, CA.

The selected candidate will develop and implement mission and system analysis tools in support of Mission Engineering and Operations Analysis efforts across several Northrop Grumman Corporation Unmanned Aerial Vehicle pursuits.

Essential Functions:

  • Support analysis of system and system of system architectures
  • Act as a resourceful point of contact for both business development and program managers
  • Development and expansion of mission engineering toolsets
  • Constructive and virtual modeling and simulation of manned and unmanned systems

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of Engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM and 0 years of Engineering experience
  • Proficient in Matlab
  • An active in-scope DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with C, C++, JAVA, or Python
  • Experience with Systems Tool Kit (STK), AFSIM, MAK VR Forces and DIS
  • Good MS Office skills, leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with airborne sensor analysis, modeling and CONOPS development
  • In scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

Valid Through: 2019-10-10