Staff Weapons Engineer

Northrop Grumman

3.2

Melbourne, FL

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    Position summary

    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 Systems has an opening for a Staff Weapons Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

    The Staff Weapons Engineer is expected to be a highly-motivated self-starter with a demonstrated ability to operate effectively on a team of engineers and technicians. General understanding of Universal Armament Interface (UAI) compliant MIL-STD-1760 Stores Management Systems (SMS), MIL-STD-1553 and Suspension and Release Equipment (S&RE). Daily activities include architecture development and CAMEO modeling for weapon integration for both the SMS and the Suspension & Release Equipment (S&RE). Specific tasks performed in this role are system integration, functional and physical architecture modeling, and test planning for an air dominance aircraft.

    The successful candidate must possess technical knowledge of SMS/S&RE-related hardware and software requirements and experience in the definition, design, integration, test, and certification (end-to-end development) and operation of SMS and S&RE. The successful candidate must also possess knowledge of governing standards to include UAI Platform-Store ICD, MIL-STD-1553, MIL-STD-1760, AS5653, etc., and must possess some experience preparing detailed requirements specifications, statements of work, test plans and procedures, certification plans and procedures, performance reports, etc., related to these governing standards.

    The successful candidate will be expected to thoroughly understand all system requirements, 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.

    Basic Qualifications for Staff Weapons Engineer (T05):

    • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) related field with 14 years engineering experience, OR 12 year of experience with a Masters in STEM, OR 9 years with a PhD
    • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 4 years
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain access to Special Programs (SAP)
    • Must have at least 4 years of experience working with Weapons and Payload systems
    • In-depth knowledge of governing standards to include UAI Platform-Store ICD, MIL-STD-1553, MIL-STD-1760, AS5653

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's in Engineering
    • Proficiency with Matlab, Simulink, Cameo
    • Experience performing functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
    • Active Secret clearance with access to Special Programs
    • Experience with fighter aircraft and air-to-air weapons is a plus.

    Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $208,600 USD

    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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

    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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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    About the company

    Industry: Defense & Space

    Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, ...

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.

  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.

  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.