Colorado Springs, CO
Requisition ID: R10087653
Location: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1
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.
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
We are looking for you to join our team as a Staffl Modeling and Simulation Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO. In this position, you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be our AFSIM Modeling Simulation Lead for a Mission Level Modeling & Simulation Internal Research and Development (IRAD) project, solving challenging problems and supporting internal and external initiatives throughout various DoD customers and across NG. Through the use of Mission Level Modeling and Simulation techniques, DevSecOps and Agile practices, we continue to evolve how we deliver impactful and meaningful analysis, data analytics/products and capabilities for the warfighter, our government customers and also to our internal NG customers. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation across the kill chain in the various land, sea, air & space domains. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation. The AFSIM Modeling Simulation Lead will serve as a mentor and guide other teammates to innovate and solve the nation’s hardest modeling and simulation problems across the kill chain.
This position will require onsite work however for this role we are able to offer flexible work arrangements and some remote work will be possible.
As the AFSIM Modeling Simulation Lead on this program, you will
Support leadership meetings and large team meetings
Develop solutions for hard, high priority projects within our mod/sim space and work with a team to implement the solutions
Research new and novel ways to solve our hardest AFSIM problems
Advance the mod/sim capabilities of a 50 person team through mentorship and brown bag sessions
Work with various stakeholders to define MS&A objectives
Assist in the Design of Experiments and set quantitative analytical approaches
Oversee and help establish scenarios that achieve the defined objectives
Assess the capabilities and limitations of the AFSIM framework, and where capabilities are lacking, define and architect plug-ins to overcome the limitations
Establish technology roadmaps that expand our MS&A overall capabilities and ensure that our OUTMATCH IRAD remains relevant
Candidate is expected to operate independently with little oversight in a dynamic environment, to be highly self-motivated. The individual is expected to handle diverse assignments with efficiency, finding unique solutions and working in a very collaborative and fast paced environment that continues to grow in size.
Basic Qualifications for Staff Modeling and Simulation Engineer:
Active Secret Clearance
14 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline; 12 years of relevant experience with a Masters’ degree; 9 years of experience with a PhD
Deep understanding and experience with AFSIM
Domain expertise in defense, especially Missile Defense, sensors, and satellite systems
Familiarity and direct experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering languages (SysML/UML) and concepts
Deep understanding of DoD systems engineering requirements
Experience in modeling across multiple engineering areas such as Space Sensors, Ground Sensors, Weapons
Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches
Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers
Experience as SME, Technical lead, Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead, or other engineering leadership role on a modeling and simulation project
Work experience and/or exposure to software engineering and modeling and simulation
Experience in business capture engagement and proposals
Experience in systems development, integration, and test
Experience in Wargaming using Modeling and Simulation
Experience with Agile development
Excellent technical writing and team building skills
Working knowledge of software engineering principles and processes
Salary Range: $146,300 USD – $219,500 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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