Northrop Grumman Engineer Electronics 5 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 Weapons Responsible Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale (preferred) or San Diego, CA.

The selected candidate will lead a team of engineers in the execution of designing, testing and integrating an SMS and BRA.

Essential Functions:

-Demonstrated ability to manage and lead a team of engineers, suppliers and technicians.

  • Definition, design, integration, and test of Universal Armament Interface (UAI) compliant MIL-STD-1760 Stores Management Systems (SMS) and Bomb Rack Assemblies (BRA).

  • Requirements management, supplier management, system integration, test plan development, and test execution of a weapon system throughout the entire development, demonstration, and production phases.

  • Lead a team of engineers in the execution of designing, testing and integrating an SMS and BRA.

  • Provide guidance to the team in order to ensure cost, schedule and technical objectives are met. - - Preparing detailed requirements specifications, test plans and procedures, certification plans and procedures, and performance reports related to these governing standards.

  • Develop statements of work, specifications, and interface control documents.

  • Prepare, monitor, and update program schedules, conduct and participate in all related design reviews, and provide technical guidance to the cross-functional team.

  • Work with Global Supply Chain in order to effectively manage the supplier.

  • Utilization of Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Microsoft Office, various scheduling methods, and technical writing skills (including proposals)

  • Excellent communication, presentation, leadership, and people skills

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

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Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Must have 14years of Engineering Experience or 12 years of Engineering Experience and a Master's Degree in a STEM field.

  • Experience withSMS/ Suspension and/or Release Equipment (S&RE)-related hardware and software requirements

  • An active in-scope DoD Secret Clearance

  • The ability to obtain program access in a timely fashion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Experience in the definition, design, integration, test, and certification (end-to-end development) and operation of S&RE.

  • Intimate knowledge of governing standards

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

  • Active, in- scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

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.