Colorado Springs, Colorado

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. Northrop Grumman is seeking a radar Senior Systems Engineer 4/5 to support a radar technology IRAD in Colorado Springs, CO. Through the role of a radar systems engineer, the selected candidate will support the design, development and analysis of next generation digital Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar systems. The selected candidate will perform software development and modeling, simulation analysis (MS&A) related to the design and implementation of advanced RF techniques and radar control. Duties: Research and develop advanced RF capabilities, to include modeling, simulation, and analysis of radar control and radar performance Apply data analysis techniques and methodologies to design innovative CONOPS for next generation radar systems Develop and maintain mission-level models to support multi-attribute trade studies, design of experiment, and analysis of alternatives Design and develop engineering-level models for integration, component testing, and hardware in the loop simulation Develop and implement radar algorithms for radar control and operation Basic Qualifications: Systems Engineer 4: 9 Years with Bachelor’s Degree; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. 13 years in lieu of a Bachelor degree Systems Engineer 5: 13 Years with Bachelor’s Degree; 11 Years with Masters; 8 Years with PhD. 17 years in lieu of a Bachelor degree Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a radar engineer or analyst Degree in Engineering, Physics, Math or equivalent Proficiency in MATLAB, Python, or C++ Experience performing analysis with large amounts of data using modeling and simulation Understanding of probability and statistical techniques for approaching complex problems Active Secret Level DOD Clearance Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Missile Defense and BMDS sensor capabilities Functional knowledge of radar tracking and discrimination algorithms, and/or radar control/scheduling algorithms Experience with AFSIM or related M&S software Electrical engineering background with deep understanding of RF waveforms and signal processing Understanding of radar systems, hardware and capabilities Understanding of antenna design and properties, and modeling techniques for M&S assessment Understanding of adversarial techniques and defensive methods for radar operations within electronic attack environments Understanding of radar discrimination techniques and feature exploitation Background in SW development or SW development management Comfortable with methodologies associated with artificial intelligence such as neural nets, deep nets, topological data analysis and reinforcement learning Knowledge of System Engineering principles and requirements management Effective communicator, capable of effectively translating and presenting complex concepts to both technical and nontechnical management and customers, through presentations and written media 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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