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**Systems Analyst\/ Engineer ? Discrimination 17\\-761 IDT****Requisition ID: 17025688****Location\\(s\\): United States\\-Alabama\\-Huntsville****US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes****Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available****Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time**The National Team provides systems engineering solutions to the Missile Defense Agency \\(MDA\\) for the development and evolution of the Ballistic Missile Defense System \\(BMDS\\)\\. The BMDS is an integrated, layered architecture that provides multiple opportunities to destroy missiles and their warheads before they can reach their targets\\. IDT is a product team that performs systems analyses of the existing BMDS architecture in conjunction with new technologies and concepts to be considered for future BMDS architectures\\. IDT performs analyses using various fidelity models and simulations to predict performance of current and future sensors, weapons, countermeasures, and counter\\-countermeasures\\.In addition, IDT evaluates various scenarios and architectures to optimize overall system performance in a framework giving insight into performance improvements that may be employed by MDA\\.Works closely with the MDA, FFRDCs, along with various contractors and suppliers to bring about conceptual improvements, models & simulations to help define system improvements, new requirements, and perform architecture trade studies to help assess performance benefits of future systems\\.**Job Responsibilities:**? Candidate will be responsible for performing analysis of current and future BMDS architectures using existing modeling and simulation \\(M&S\\) tools or M&S tools created or modified by the candidate\\.? May be part of a team performing architecture trade studies, developing and\/or assessing electronic protection schemes for BMDS, developing performance requirements for portions of the BMDS, and\/or assessing system track performance\\.HUNTSALMSTR**Basic Qualifications:**? 9 years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD\\.? An ability to obtain and maintain a DOD secret clearance? Experience modeling and analyzing either EO\/IR sensors or RF\/Radar sensors, preferably related to BMDS\\.? Individual must have a technical background in statistical modeling and some algorithm experience using MATLAB and at least two of the following: EO\/IR sensors, RF\/Radar sensors, missiles\/interceptors, BMDS target threat modeling, target tracking, electronic warfare systems and\/or discrimination\\.? Experience analyzing complicated physics problems using medium\\- to high\\-fidelity parametric models\/simulations utilizing Monte Carlo techniques to provide insight into performance capabilities of real\\-world weapon systems\\.? Experience developing or assessing system requirements and performance\\. Individual must possess good written and oral communication skills to include giving presentations\\.? Capable of working both independently and in a team environment**Preferred Qualifications:**? Demonstrated discrimination experience associated with BMDS or similar experience translatable to discrimination between target sets, especially with radar or EO\/IR systems\\.? Knowledge of Modeling & Simulation techniques associated with 6 degrees of freedom motion, especially as it applies to ballistic trajectories\\.? BMDS target tracking to include application of Kalman filtering techniques, bias, noise filtering, track accuracy, various tracking techniques, target acquisition and sensor pointing\\.? Comprehensive understanding of sensor and target\/scene characteristics and real\\-world performance expectations is highly desired\\.? Experience modeling and analyzing kill vehicles, BMD System Track, Signature\\-Based Target Object Map \\(TOM\\) Population, and Advanced TOM Techniques with Bias is desired\\.? Experience with multivariate statistical analysis, data mining, data fusion, and regression testing are desirable\\.? Experience in some or all of Ballistic missile defense system, Aegis Weapons Systems, Ground\\-based Midcourse Defense \\(GMD\\), Fire Control \\(FOM, GFC\\), C2BMC, BMDS sensors \\(EO\/IR\/RF\\), kill vehicles, interceptors, countermeasures, counter\\-countermeasures, or threats\\.? Systems engineering and performance analysis experience with large, complex systems\\. Demonstrated innovative problem solving\\.? Experience with the JAVA language is a plus\\. Some experience leading small teams\\.? Top Secret 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 www\\.northropgrumman\\.com\/EEO \\. U\\.S\\. Citizenship is required for most positions\\.**Title:** _Systems Analyst\/ Engineer ? Discrimination 17\\-761 IDT_**Location:** _Alabama\\-Huntsville_**Requisition ID:** _17025688_
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