Principal Aeronautical Integration and Test Engineer (Level 3) OR Sr Principal Aeronautical Integration and Test Engineer (Level 4)
Requisition ID: R10128254
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Interim Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 2
Northrop Grumman Launch Vehicles designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking a Principal Aeronautical Integration and Test Engineer (Level 3) OR Sr. Principal Aeronautical Integration and Test Engineer (Level 4) to join the Integration & Test team with Launch Vehicles in Huntsville, AL.
Candidate shall possess a strong mechanical engineering background and have a thorough understanding of system-level manufacturing concepts as they apply to integration of complex systems.
Duties will require daily contact with space launch vehicle hardware and solid rocket motors.
Candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and guiding and mentoring less senior staff in the final system-level integration and test of air launched and ground launched target vehicles.
Specific duties may include:
Contributing to the development of detailed work instructions, processes and procedures directing the assembly and test of launch vehicle systems.
Ensuring consistent application of assembly processes and philosophies across all products.
Reading and interpreting complex engineering drawings and translate requirements into work instructions.
Coordinating integration activities and schedules with operations supervisors, program engineers and various customer organizations.
Documenting hardware defects and test anomalies, and developing and implementing robust and effective corrective actions.
Identifying opportunities for continuous process improvement and participating in implementation.
Supporting launch operations, as required.
This job supports a manufacturing floor that requires candidate to be present at facility, therefore is not a work from home job.
This is a dual level req, which can be filled as a Principal Aeronautical Integration and Test Engineer (Level 3) OR Sr Principal Aeronautical Integration and Test Engineer (Level 4)
For Level 3: Minimum Education / Experience: Bachelor of Science in Engineering +5 years of relevant experience OR Masters Degree + 3 years of experience OR PhD + 0 years of experience
For Level 4: Minimum Education / Experience: Bachelor of Science in Engineering +9 years of relevant experience OR Masters Degree + 7 years of experience OR PhD + 4 years of experience
Additional Required Qualifications for both levels:
Ability to obtain Interim DoD Security Clearance
Experience with testing, system integration, and vehicle launch operations
Experience mentoring and/or training engineers
Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering
Active Interim or Secret DoD Security Clearance
Experience with the following is preferred:
3D CAD modeling (Siemens NX preferred or Solid Works)
Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.