Northrop Grumman Pilot Unmanned Aerial Veh 4 in Edwards AFB, California

Pilot Unmanned Aerial Veh 4

Requisition ID: 18009896

Location(s): United States-California-Edwards AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Pilot Unmanned Aerial Veh 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Edwards Air Force Base.

Essential Functions:

·Program requires a UAS Pilot to perform UAV Pilot functions during developmental and operational flight test of Unmanned Aircraft.

·Plan and execute tests in accordance with FAA and ICAO procedures, and prepare flight test documentation. Coordinate and assist in the execution of ground and flight test events. Prepare and deliver briefings to company, customer and user staff personnel.

·Support operational test and evaluation planning that integrates specifications, operational user, and test and evaluation requirements. Key engineering skills necessary to perform flight-test activities (strategy and approach, design, planning, scheduling, test coordination, conduct, and report generation).

This position will be based at Edwards AFB CA, but will require occasional travel. Selected candidate must successfully complete company UAV operator training and qualification program and receive GFR certification as a basis for continued employment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years experience in aviation.

  • Must bea commercial pilot with single engine rating instrument rating

  • Minimum of 500 hours as pilot incommand

  • Current FAA Class II medical certificate or better.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in engineering.

  • Military rated flight experience.

  • Unmanned air vehicle pilot qualifications.

  • Instructor pilot qualifications.

  • Flight Test experience is also a plus.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Pilot Unmanned Aerial Veh 4

Location: California-Edwards AFB

Requisition ID: 18009896