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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Pilot Manned/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Beale AFB) Top Secret Clearance Required in Beale AFB, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Senior Principal Pilot to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at Beale AFB, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Delivering formal training unit instruction for manned/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Provide subject matter expertise (SME) to include, but not limited to formal student training, airmanship, aircraft systems & performance and development & execution of operational training guides.

  • Define, plan, organize and execute complex flight programs and flight events.

  • Conduct briefing and debriefing, and coordinate with maintenance personnel to analyze and correct vehicle discrepancies.

  • May conduct demonstration flights with customers, government officials or other personnel to exhibit vehicle performance, flying qualities and system capabilities.

  • Must have a Secret Clearance prior to start and ability to obtain and maintain program.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 9 years of aviation experience.

  • Must be FAA instrument rated pilot (or military equivalent) with the ability to obtain a Class II FAA Physical or better.

  • Minimum of 500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command and able to maintain pilot currency.

  • Must have a current and active Top Secret Clearance with a completed background investigation within the past 5 years.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain SAP/SAR program access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • UAV flight experience and/or Military flight experience

  • Flight test operations experience

  • Formal Training Unit instructor experience is highly desired 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.

Job Category : Flight Operations