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Vehicle Management Systems Engineer /Principal Systems Engineer - Subsystems

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10039603

Category: EngineeringLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SAPTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

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.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Vehicle Management Systems Engineer /Principal Systems Engineer - Subsystems to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Position is located in Melbourne, Florida.Vehicle Management Systems (VMS) Engineer requires coursework and/or experience in aircraft vehicle management systems.A VMS engineer designs and develops system architectures, and defines key capabilities and performance requirements. Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer specifications. Develops thorough definition of system external interfaces. Defines system implementation approach and operational concept. Ensures requirements are met and evaluates performance with customer.Duties include: flight critical system design for aircraft control; architecture design with optimized redundancy levels; trade studies; specification of hardware elements and technical support to procurement; vehicle management software specification and oversight; fault management design; lab testing of flight hardware & software; on-aircraft testing; support to vehicle flight testing; and anomaly resolution. We seek candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team, and the ability to organize work, manage time, plan, and prioritize.Primary responsibilities will include VMS Specification development, requirements definition, functional modeling, and VMS testing. In addition, engineer will support subsystems to VMS interfaces including managing requirements, design, testing and presenting updates to internal and external customers.This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed belowBasic QualificationsThis requisition may be filled at either a Systems Engineer or a Principal Engineer levelThe basic qualifications for a Systems Engineer are
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 2 years of integration test engineering experience OR a Master's Degree in (STEM)
  • Must have an active DoD Secret or higher clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to start of employment.The basic qualifications for a Principal Systems Engineer are
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 5 years of integration test engineering experience OR a Master's Degree in (STEM) with 3 years of integration test engineering experience OR a PhD Degree in (STEM.)
    • Must have an active DoD Secret or higher clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to start of employment.Preferred Qualifications
      • Previous experience with design, development, and/or integration of Air Vehicle systems and subsystems in the military aerospace environment.
      • Hands-on experience writing engineering modeling and simulation code
      • Prior airworthiness experience
      • Integrated Hardware/Software (Subsystem/System Feature) validation experience.

        Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USDSalary Range 2: $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.

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