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Staff Avionics Integration Engineer

Requisition ID: R10096257

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 sector is seeking a Staff Avionics Integration Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in defining the future.  This position will be located in Melbourne, FL

The candidate will perform the SOW of the Avionics Integration Engineer guiding the development of the architecture while coordinating with the Technical Lead

Key Responsibilities:

•            Provide Avionics Integration engineering support for the integration of aircraft cockpit systems and components including Flight Management Systems (FMS), Flight Management Computers (FMCs), Primary Flight Displays (PFDs), Control Display Units (CDUs), Helmet Mounted Devices (HMD), Terrain Avoidance and Warning Systems (TAWS), Crew Alerting System (CAS), Moving Maps, and other various avionics systems.

•            Assist in the preparation and support of the verification of aircraft avionics and Prime Mission Equipment installations and aircraft certification documents.

•            Provide support for the development of system safety documents.

•            Create aircraft system schematics to support air vehicle wiring diagrams.

•            Requirements development and analysis with the capability to support trade studies.

•            Manage suppliers, review and analyze supplier design data, define functional test requirements including acceptance, qualification, and system integration, and support test execution.

•            Informal and formal testing of subsystem requirements in lab, with the ability to troubleshoot hardware avionics equipment in a lab environment.

•            Support flight test activities and post flight data analysis, and resolution of flight test anomalies.

A successful Avionics Engineer has good leadership skills and understands the scope of the work and the impact of the work on other teams. The Avionics Engineer consistently brings up concerns, issues and risk and holds team to a high level of technical rigor.

Basic Qualifications:

For – Staff Avionics Integration Engineer (T05):

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 14 years of experience OR Master’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 12 years of experience OR PhD and 9 years of experience

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

•            Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) experience

•            Performance Based Navigation (PBN) experience and attaining PBN certification

•            Required Navigation Performance (RNP)/ Area Navigation (RNAV) certification experience

•            Experience designing to RTCA DO-178 software standard for RNP RNAV certification

•            Experience designing to RTCA DO-254 hardware standard for airborne electronic systems

•            Experience designing to RTCA DO-200 standard for processing aeronautical data

•            Experience designing to RTCA DO-160 and MIL-STD-810 standards for environmental qualifications

Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $208,600 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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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.