Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems in Schriever AFB, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is currently seeking a Systems Engineer to support The Threat Modeling center in Colorado.

This position is for a Systems Engineer (SE) to provide full-lifecycle systems engineering activities for Internal Research and Development (IRAD). This work is dynamic, with changing requirements and direction as more and less productive avenues of research are identified. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and an ability to respond to changing direction.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of the current Ballistic Missile Defense System

  • Develop a detailed understanding of new and evolving threats

  • Develop, document, maintain, and update requirements in support of IRAD project goals

  • Support software development in an agile software development environment

  • Perform detailed analysis and test throughout the development lifecycle

  • Participate in requirements, architecture, and design reviews and prioritization and peer reviews of work products

Basic Qualifications:

  • Technical degree such as Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other related branches of engineering

  • 2 years of relevant technical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Modeling, Simulation, and automation experience

  • Must be self-motivated, able to work in a dynamic team environment

  • Must possess good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills Strong math, physics or engineering background is preferred

  • Knowledge of the flight characteristics, motion, atmospheric dynamics, and missile performance parameters necessary to model ballistic missiles is highly desirableNorthrop 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.