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Principal/Sr. Principal Grounds Training System Responsible Engineer

Requisition ID: R10078759

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Description:

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Principal/Sr. Principal Grounds Training System Responsible Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in defining the future.  This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

**This position may be filled by either a Principal level or a Sr. Principal level based on the qualifications listed.

The candidate will be expected to thoroughly understand all system requirements, specifications, and interface control documents, prepare, monitor, and update project schedules, conduct and participate in all related design reviews, and provide technical guidance to the cross-functional team.   The candidate will collaborate with system responsible engineers, product support engineers, and system test engineers. The Candidate will be primary technical responsible engineer, coordinating with supplier management teams. Daily activities include team collaboration, supplier management, architecture development and support integration. Collaboration with the Product Support Team is in support of development of ground systems and/or training systems.

Key Responsibilities:

Capable of working independently under general supervision and as part of a large multi-disciplined team. Tasking may include responsible engineer activities, which include all aspects of system/ hardware component design and development including trade studies, layouts, architecture definition, system test & verification, and troubleshooting. 

These activities may also include participating on a subcontractor management team and will act as the technical point of contact with suppliers for hardware development, qualification, and procurement. 

Tasking may include system level test planning, execution support, verification, data processing, and troubleshooting.

Attend internal program, customer and/or supplier technical exchange meetings and/or formal program milestone reviews to provide and/or obtain progress status updates.

The selected candidate should be a high energy, self-motivator and thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Critical Skills:

  • Electronic design of avionics or hardware used on training systems (preferred)

  • Gathering of data, requirements development, interfacing with suppliers and briefing customer

  • Acting as manufacturing liaison during build process of your project to ensure overall quality, delivery, and cost objectives are achieved

  • Support integration of avionics or hardware on Ground systems and/or training system 

  • Basic knowledge of design and analysis tools for electronic design

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 5 years of engineering experience, OR Master’s degree AND 3 years of engineering experience.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.

Sr. Principal Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 9 years of engineering experience, OR Master’s degree AND 7 years of engineering experience.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, active in-scope DoD Secret or higher security clearance

  • Current/active Special Program Access (PAR/SAP).

  • Experience interpreting component detail drawings, installation drawings, and test procedures and drafting technical specifications.

  • Experience in Avionics or hardware development as a Responsible Engineer on a Supplier Management Team

  • Experience with Training Systems and/or Crew Training Devices

  • Proficiency with DOORS

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively

  • Ability to lead fellow engineers on technical efforts

  • Experience performing functional analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.


Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $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 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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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.