Northrop Grumman Airborne Systems Operator 4 in Palmdale, California

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 Airborne Systems Operator 4 in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • This is a Flight Test Aircrew position including Weapons System Operator/Combat Systems Operator and/or Payload Operator. Airborne test experience in flight sciences, human machine interface, cockpit/workstation evaluation, radar systems, EO-IR systems, EW systems and military mission areas are all required.

  • Responsibilities include developing test techniques, assisting in cockpit/workstation design, working with flight test engineers creating test plans, developing test products, evaluating systems in the laboratory environment, simulation, ground test, flight test, and reporting on test results.

  • Will be an aircrew member and must have the ability to obtain and maintain aircrew qualifications.

  • Experience in flight testing, with ability to work with engineering to develop solutions to integration issues, and to bridge between the customer users and Northrop Grumman designers. SITEAS

Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 Years experiencein aerospacewith Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

  • Current Class III medical certificate with the ability to obtain and maintain a FAA flight physical

  • Current DoD Top Secret clearance required

  • Experience in systems such as: radar systems, EO-IR systems, EW (Electronic Warfare) systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferably BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math

  • Experience directly related to a military aviation mission area ISR, Tactical, Strike, or Reconnaissance

  • Experience with lab integration, and testing processes for emerging capabilities.

  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills

  • Excellent communications skills, including the ability to brief test results toleadership

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.