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Sr. Principal Engineer Systems

Northrop Grumman | Redondo Beach CA 90278 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/20/2020

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is seeking an Infrared (IR) and Visual (Vis) Survivability Engineer. The IR/Vis SRV team performs a number of tasks ranging from Modeling & Simulation (M&S) development/validation, vehicle design and analysis, Research and Development (R&D) in SRV technologies, materials, lab measurements, and field tests. The engineer will be responsible for executing the technical scope of the analysis, building presentation material from the results and briefing customers. The SRV Engineer will be a part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT), supporting multi-disciplinary advanced development programs and technology research and development (R&D).
This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California. The qualified applicant will support a diverse modeling, design and integration team within Research, Technology, and Engineering (RT&E) at NGAS.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Perform IR/Vis SRV Design and Analysis of advance aircraft using utilizing M&S and CAD tools
  • Analyze results, create PowerPoint charts, and brief content to customers
  • Work closely with IPT and Program Management to ensure Statement of Work (SOW) is met
  • Support M&S Verification/Validation, R&D, and measurement/test activities
  • Support business capture activities; proposal creation, formulate SOW's, develop plans for cost and schedule


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 9+ years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 7+ years of engineering experience OR PhD Degree in a STEM discipline and 4+ years of engineering experience
  • Basic understanding Infrared Phenomenology and Finite Element Modeling (FEM)
  • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years, OR must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) and/or meshing tools such as: CATIA, NX, Solidworks
  • Experience with VIS/IR modeling & simulation, radiometric image processing
  • Experience modeling VIS/IR materials (e.g., Bidirectional reflectance distribution function, BRDF), atmospherics, thermal systems
  • Experience programming with Python or Matlab (C++/Java also a plus)
  • Ability to verbally communicate and present progress and findings with technical leadership

    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.

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Location Redondo Beach, CA, 90278, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Top Secret (TS)

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Job Code 20003119