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Sr. Principal Engineer Systems- Subsystems (Vehicle Management Systems - Subsystems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10064841
Category: Engineering
Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time 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 an Sr. Principal Engineer Systems - Subsystems to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Vehicle Engineering Flight Systems organization. This position is located in Melbourne, Florida. Vehicle Management Systems (VMS) Engineer requires coursework and/or experience in aircraft vehicle management systems. In this role, you will be responsible for design and development of system architectures and defining key capabilities and performance requirements. Defining design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer specifications. Developing thorough definition of system external interfaces. Defining system implementation approach and operational concept. Ensuring requirements are met and evaluating performance with customer. Additional responsibilities include managing requirements, design, testing, and presenting updates to internal and external customers. Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Development of flight critical system design for aircraft control
Development of architecture design with optimized redundancy levels and fault management
Communicating with multiple subsystems to define interfaces to the Vehicle Management Computer. Subsystems may include;
Brakes/BCU
Hydraulics
Electrical Power
Propulsion
Cockpit Displays
Navigation/GPS
Air Data
Documenting Vehicle Management System physical architecture including all data bus and discrete interconnections
Definition of interface and processing latency requirements based on subsystem functional requirements
Specification of test requirements for VMS system level performance
Specification and oversight of Vehicle Management System software
Development of product specifications to support acquisition and procurement of subsystems from vendors
Development of subsystem simulations as needed to support Vehicle Management System verification
Developing test cases and executing test procedures in lab and on-aircraft environments
Presenting technical updates to internal and external customers
Demonstrating a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business
Mentoring junior VMS engineers Additional duties may include: Performing technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems
Performing analysis at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal
Ensuring the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
Performing functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications 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. Basic Qualifications The basic qualifications for an Sr. Principal Engineer Systems are: Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 9 years of system architecture definition and/or integration test engineering experience OR a Master's Degree in STEM and 7 years of system architecture definition and/or integration test engineering experience OR a PhD Degree in STEM with 4 years of system architecture definition and/or integration test engineering experience.
Previous experience with design, development, and/or integration of Air Vehicle systems and subsystems in the military aerospace environment.
Experience with advanced systems and development, integration, and test of aircraft subsystems.
Integrated Hardware/Software (Subsystem/System Feature) validation experience.
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
Experience using the CAMEO design suite
Hands-on experience writing engineering modeling and simulation code
Prior airworthiness experience
Experience in electronics hardware and software certification Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $163,000 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 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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