Staff Flight Test EngineerMojave, CA

Requisition ID: R10162464

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Mojave, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Aeronautics Sector is seeking a Staff Flight Test Engineer with electrical system design experience to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Mojave, CA.

We are looking for someone who has the ability to report on-site daily supporting our Gulfstream IV Flying Test Bed aircraft. Assignments will be in support of integrating new payloads on the Test Bed aircraft.

The successful applicant will perform design, analysis, and review of electrical cables and schematics of the system interfaces. Candidate must have experience in interface cable design, data bus interfaces, co-site analysis, and electrical load analysis. Experience with system interconnects and understanding of system architecture will ensure success. The position requires working with multi-discipline functions in a team environment to ensure that deliverable products meet requirements.

Specific assignments include:

  • Review electrical schematics

  • Perform electrical load analysis

  • Support co-site analysis

  • Define interfaces between line replacement units (LRU)

  • Perform AC and DC power design

  • Familiar with RF design

  • Opportunities to get trained and fly onboard as a Flight Test Engineer

Basic Qualifications (Staff Systems Engineer):

  • Bachelors Degree in STEM (Electrical, etc…) and a minimum of 14 years of experience in electrical design; or MS degree in STEM with 12 years of experience; or PhD degree in STEM (Aerospace, Mechanical, etc.) with 10 years of experience.

  • Experience with electrical cable sizing and circuit breaker protection

  • Experience with data bus interfaces

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret clearance (US Citizenship Required)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications (Staff Systems Engineer):

  • Active DoD Secret Clearanc

  • Experience with a spectrum analyzer

  • Experience with electrical grounding requirements

  • Experience performing co-site analysis

  • Experience with ARINC-429, CAN Bus, 1553, Ethernet, and Honeywell Avionics Standard Communication Bus interfaces

  • Experience with instrumentation systems

  • Familiar with 14 CFR Part 25 Transport Aircraft requirements

  • Certification as an FAA Designated Engineering Representative for Electrical & Systems

  • Experience with avionics troubleshooting

  • Proficient with VISIO, OrCAD, Altium, and AutoCAD

Salary Range: $149,900 - $224,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.