Northrop Grumman Vehicle Configuration Engineer 2 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.

The Vehicle Engineering Organization within the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence Research, Technology and Engineering (RT&E) organization has an opening for qualified applicants in the area of Aircraft Configuration Engineering.

In this role, the candidate will be part of a dynamic team supporting configuration and integration trades studies, design maturation, the HIVE (Highly Immersive Virtual Environment), and tracking of changes to the overall air vehicle configuration. This will include preparation of preliminary layout, general arrangement, master definition geometry, and inboard profile definition for subsystems and payloads integration on to military aircraft. This will include interaction with multiple Integrated Product Teams (IPT's) performing zone configuration & zone management in a fast paced concurrent engineering environment. The ideal candidate will have experience with 3D Model Based Engineering to include use of 3D Digital Mock-Up tool suites for communication and documentation within a collaborative IPT environment.

Successful candidates will be self-starting engineers able to perform duties without appreciable direction, or only under consulted direction toward long-range goals, capable of mentoring junior engineers, experience collaborating with multi-IPT engineers and leadership, and leading technical teams engaged in above activities.



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited universitywith a minimum of2 years' experiencein aerospace design engineering or a Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) disciplinefrom an accredited university.

Experience using 3D CAD modeling.

DOD Secret Clearance with background investigation within the past 5 year. Must be able to obtain and maintain access to Special Access Programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with aircraft configuration design, equipment and system integration onto military aircraft.

  • Experience using Siemens NX 10 and higher / Teamcenter PLM software.

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