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Atmospheric Science Research Developer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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.The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems 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.Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as an Atmospheric Science Research Developer based out of Bellevue, Nebraska.What you'll get to do:

  • Apply environmental models and data to provide decision advice for various DoD military systems
  • Research and apply new capabilities to enhance the performance of land, atmospheric and space environmental models.
  • Validate and verify current land, atmospheric and space environmental models and their impact to DoD military systems and provide recommendations for areas of improvement
  • Conduct basic research in electromagnetic propagation to understand the impact of the environment at specific wavelengths and assist the DoD in sensor design for future military systemsBasic Qualifications:
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
    • Bachelor's degree in Atmospheric Science or similar discipline (STEM) with 5 years of experience as an atmospheric scientist; or 3 years' experience with a Master's degree; or 0 years with PhD.
    • Experience with running advanced environmental models on High Performance Computing systems.
    • Experience with verification and validation of environmental models
    • Familiarity with scripting and coding languages such as Python and Fortran
    • Familiarity with executing projects within an Agile framework
    • Self-driven, able to tackle challenges, solve problems with minimal oversight and make recommendation for solutions/process improvement to leadership
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Minimal travel is expected.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with environmental models used by Air Force Weather
      • Familiarization with radio propagation models Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD 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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Bellevue , Atmospheric Science Research Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Nebraska

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