Principal Systems Engineer- Mission Data Analysis (Clearance Required)

    Northrop Grumman
    Azusa, CA 91702
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today

    The Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Ground Processing / Exploitation systems delivers timely infrared surveillance information including reliable, accurate missile event data to key decision makers. The system supports the country's missile warning/missile defense mission, the technical intelligence mission and bolsters situational awareness for warfighters on the battlefield. The system utilizes data from existing OPIR satellite constellations and reports data to mission users and warfighters over key national dissemination networks.

    Northrop Grumman's Space Systems Sector, Strategic Space Systems Division in Azusa CA, is in need of qualified system engineers with an emphasis in OPIR mission data analysis.

    Candidate should have demonstrated experience with performing on a highly technical team of analysts in a dynamic and fast paced environment, demonstrated ability of taking on challenging technical assignments, as well as ability to work independently with minimum supervision. The Candidate will analyze system performance using simulated and live data and should possess strong analytical and problem solving skills. Tasks will include setting up models, developing analytical tools, running systems under evaluation, processing and analyzing mission data, utilizing and adapting existing performance analysis tools and databases, and maintaining documentation. Some systems under evaluation will be in design with emergent sensors; other systems will be fully matured and operational. Candidate must have demonstrated leadership experience, excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidate will be trained in team processes. The position requires solid understanding of systems engineering practices and procedures.


    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

    Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field & 5 years of related engineering experience, OR a Master's Degree in a STEM field & 3 years of related engineering experience

    Practical experience with Windows & LINUX operating systems

    2 years of engineering experience in satellite data analysis

    Active & current DoD secret security clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master's Degree in a STEM field

    6 years of engineering experience in satellite data analysis

    Experience with OP/IR mission processing for existing constellations and have a working knowledge of space phenomenology and orbital mechanics

    Experience with system modeling tools such as SML/UML, STK, MatLab, etc.

    Active & current TS/SCI security clearance

    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.

    Posting ID: 559538059Posted: 2020-07-02