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Northrop Grumman SMORS Principal Systems Engineer/ Systems Analyst in Colorado Springs, 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.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a BMEWS/PAVE PAWS (BPP) Systems Analyst (SA) based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

The BPP SA will support the BPP Lead Analyst and be responsible for conducting analyses of the BPP weapon system Technical Performance Measures (TPMs) for both mission and system level requirements. Duties will include tracking, analyzing, and reporting on the performance measures, generating formal reports, and providing reports and presentations to the BPP weapon system stakeholders and frequent technical interchanges, as well as conducting impact analyses of planned system modifications.

The SA will perform statistical analyses on large scale, ground based radar's system and mission technical performance measures. These measures include system parameters such as system availability, reliability, and maintainability which the analyst will evaluate, conduct statistical analyses and provide system performance predictions. In addition, the SA will conduct mission analyses which include Space surveillance sensor accuracy and response and Missile Warning/Defense tracking, messaging, launch and impact point data as part of their role and responsibility.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 5 Years relevant experience with Bachelors in a STEM field; 3 Years relevant experience with a Masters in a STEM field; 0 Years with PhD in a STEM field.

  • Must have an activeDoD SecretSecurity Clearance or above

  • Basic knowledge of ground systems space and missile warning missions

  • Ability to travel on occasion to customer locations

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • System knowledge of ground based phased array radar

  • Experience and knowledge of the BPP sensor

  • Comprehensive experience in conducting BPP systems level performance analyses

  • Strong statistical background

  • Understanding of orbital mechanics

  • Experience with model-based systems engineering

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering


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