Northrop Grumman Vehicle Management Systems (VMS) Engineer in Melbourne, Florida
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Designs and develops system architectures, and defines key capabilities and performance requirements. Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer specifications. Develops thorough definition of system external interfaces. Defines system implementation approach and operational concept. Ensures requirements are met and evaluates performance with customer.
Vehicle Management Systems Engineer. Requires coursework and/or experience in aircraft vehicle management systems. Duties include: flight critical system design for aircraft control; architecture design with optimized redundancy levels; trade studies; specification of hardware elements and technical support to procurement; vehicle management software specification and oversight; fault management design; lab testing of flight hardware & software; on-aircraft testing; support to vehicle flight testing; and anomaly resolution. We seek candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team, and the ability to organize work, manage time, plan, and prioritize.
Primary responsibilities will include VMS Specification development, requirements definition, functional modeling, and VMS testing. In addition, engineer will support subsystems to VMS interfaces including managing requirements, design, testingand presenting updates to internal and external customers.
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of2 years experience in VMS design of aircraft vehicle management systems or a Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
Active DoD Secret clearance with a refresh within the last 6 years is required to start
Candidate must be able to collaborate in a team environment, prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result,
prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously, and comprehend and analyze complex
problems and develop solutions
Experience with fly-by-wire aircraft testing
Experience withVMS Specification development, requirements definition, and functional modeling. In addition,experience with aircraft subsystems to VMS interfaces including working with suppliers, managing requirements, and presenting updates to internal and external customers
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