Vehicle Management Systems (VMS) Engineer Aeronautical / Principal VMS Engineer Aeronautical- Active Clearance Required

Northrop Grumman

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Redondo Beach, CA

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    Position summary

    tes are determined after funding confirmation.**

    Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Vehicle Management Systems (VMS) Engineer Aeronautical or Principal Engineer Aeronautical to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our South Bay Vehicle Engineering organization. This position is located in Redondo Beach, CA.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Define key subsystem capabilities, performance requirements, and design constraints in accordance with customer specifications
    • Define, develop, and manage system components, interface definitions, and implementation approaches
    • Interface with flight-critical and safety-critical systems for control of an aircraft, in particular functionality for control and status reporting. Example systems may include the following subsystems: Flight Control Actuation, Brake Control, Nose Wheel Steering, Hydraulics, Electrical Power, Propulsion, Environmental Control, Ground Support Interfaces, Landing Gears & Doors, Fuel Systems, Air Data Systems, Navigation
    • Perform technical planning, analysis, and hardware trade studies to meet requirements
    • Perform component hardware and software integration, and derive software requirements for control of flight-critical and safety-critical systems
    • Develop and execute component, subsystem, and system level test procedures to verify functionality of the VMS hardware and software
    • Coordinate with software engineers, subsystems/ design engineers, hardware engineers, test and integration, suppliers, systems engineering
    • Investigate and resolve system anomalies across multiple engineering disciplines

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

    This requisition may be filled at either an Aeronautical Engineer (VMS) or Principal Aeronautical Engineer Air (VMS) level.

    Basic Qualifications for Engineer:

    • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field from an accredited university with 2 years of related engineering experience OR a Master's Degree (STEM)
    • Must have a current active in-scope DoD Secret security clearance or higher, with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP).

    Basic Qualifications for Principal Engineer :

    • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field from an accredited university with 5 years of related engineering experience OR a Master's Degree (STEM) with 3 years of related engineering experience OR a PhD Degree (STEM)
    • Must have a current active in-scope DoD Secret security clearance or higher, with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with design, development, and/or integration of the Air Vehicle systems and subsystems listed above
    • Experience with hardware/software integration, verification & validation
    • Experience with engineering modeling and simulation
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team, organize work, manage time, plan, and prioritize
    • A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Secret clearance with current or previous Special Access Program (PAR/SAP).

    Salary Range: $87,200 - $130,800
    Salary Range 2: $107,300 - $160,900

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    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.