Atmospheric Science Research Developer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 5, 2022
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
- 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
- Familiarity with scripting and coding languages such as Python
- Familiarity with executing projects within an Agile
- 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
- 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
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.
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