Northrop Grumman Navigation Engineer 3 in Melbourne, Florida

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 Navigation Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Essential Functions:

  • Technical competency in multiple military and/or commercial airborne Navigation/Identification/Guidance systems (Navigation, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Radar Altimeter (RadAlt), and Air Data System (ADS)) and/or Flight Management Systems (FMS) / Avionics Flight Management Computer (AFMC) systems

  • This position has an emphasis on the Identification (IFF) subsystem, and LN-251/LN-351 and/or FMS/AFMCsubsystems, with the expectation that the candidate will grow as a member of the team and take on additional subsystem duties over time.

  • Development of requirements for flight critical avionics equipment

  • Conducting trade studies

  • Working with systems and software engineering to implement requirements

  • Informal and formal testing of subsystem requirements, troubleshooting of hardware in lab

  • Supporting flight test activities, resolution of flight test anomalies

  • Supplier management and responding to customer inquiries

  • The candidate will perform Cost Account Management (CAM) and provided direct input to Earned Value Management System (EVMS).

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



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of electronics engineering experience OR

  • Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of electronics engineering experience OR

  • PhD Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Demonstrated experience in airborne Navigation/Identification/Guidance or Flight Managementsystems

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Interim Secret level security clearance prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering

  • Demonstrated experience in military Navigation/Identification/Guidance or Flight Management Systems

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

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 : Engineering