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Sr Staff Systems Architect Engineer - Survivability

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10044003

Category: EngineeringLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: 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 (NGAS) has an exciting engineering career opportunity for a Senior Staff Systems Architect - Survivability to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position can report out of Melbourne, FL, Redondo Beach, CA, or Rancho Bernardo, CA.Key Responsibilities:
  • Develops and integrates advanced technology to reduce the detectability of aircraft in the electromagnetic, infrared, visual and acoustic spectrums
  • Develops and implements predictive analysis codes; builds and tests physical models; designs, develops and builds test and verification equipment; and develops, tests and integrates specialty materials
  • Works closely with engineers of other disciplines to optimize the integration of this technology on existing and future aircraft
  • Work independently and mentor early career engineersBasic Qualifications:
    • Must have a Bachelor's of Science degree in STEM discipline AND a minimum of 14 years of related professional experience in Engineering, OR a Master's degree AND a minimum of 12 years of related professional experience in Engineering, OR a PhD AND a minimum of 9 years of related professional experience in Engineering
    • Must have an active DoD Top Secret or higher clearance (with an in scope background investigation or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.
    • Must have strong experience and/or knowledge in signature reduction technology integration, RCS design, analysis, and testing with applicable material selections
    • Must be an expert using 1D, 2D, and 3D computational electromagnetic (CEM) codes to develop solutions for survivable systems and components for RAS edges and inlet lips
    • Must be an expert with one or more CAD software solutions such as CATIA, Unigraphics, NXPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with Fighter RCS design for Maritime environment
      • Proficiency in RF modeling and testing at an indoor/outdoor RCS/RF test facility
      • Experience with edge design and antenna integration
      • Strong interpersonal communication and technical writing skills to enable effective personal interaction and collaboration with a multi-disciplined team and customers
      • Ability to work with internal support organizations such as Global Supply Chain and Security
      • Programming experience in C++, MATLAB, Python, or other highly technical languages
      • Ability to use CAE and/or FEA tools (i.e. FMS, Patran, Cubit, etc.)
      • Strong knowledge and ability with RCS data processing tools, such as Knowbell, SABER, or Pioneer
      • Active/Current Special Program Access (SAP)

        Salary Range: $149,700 USD - $259,900 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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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