1+ months

Engineer Systems - Survivability

Northrop Grumman
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an exciting career opportunity for a Systems Engineer Survivability to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be reporting out of Northrop Grummans South Bay Systems & Specialty Engineering Center of Excellence (CoE) located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The qualified applicant will support a diverse portfolio of research and technology development activities. As part of your assignment, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to determine how survivability technologies can best be integrated into air-based systems within the NGAS portfolio.

Northrop Grumman is one of the industry leaders in Stealth Technology. As such, we are involved in all phases of development, production, and maintenance of Low Observable (LO) platforms. We are currently looking for experienced Low Observable / Survivability Engineers to work on a variety of challenging projects. One area where we are in need of talent is Radar Cross Section (RCS) Analysis.

**Essential Duties:**

+ Develops and integrates advanced technology to reduce the detectability of aircraft in the electromagnetic spectrum
+ Develops and implements predictive analysis codes; builds and tests physical models; designs, develops, and builds test and verification equipment; and develops, tests, and integrates specialty materials
+ Works closely with engineers of other disciplines to optimize the integration of this technology on existing and future aircraft

**Basic Qualifications:** _(the must have's)_

+ Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline and 2 years of related engineering experience, OR a Master's Degree in a STEM and 0 years of related engineering experience
+ Applied electromagnetics and/or aircraft survivability; or comprehensive understanding of electromagnetic energy transmission through space and within materials
+ A current active U.S. Government in-scope DoD Secret security clearance or higher is required to start, with the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP) within a reasonable amount of time to meet business needs

**Preferred Qualifications:** _(the nice to have's)_

+ Experience in signature integration, RCS design, analysis, and testing
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Experience in one or more CAD software solutions such as CATIA, Unigraphics, or NX
+ Ability to use CAE and/or FEA tools (i.e. FMS, Patran, Cubit, etc.)
+ Proven experience with 3D Method of Moments (MoM) such as SENTRi and 3D Physical Optics (PO) codes such as Xpatch
+ Programming experience in C++, MATLAB, Python, or other highly technical languages
+ Knowledge and ability with RCS data processing tools, such as Knowbell, Saber, or Pioneer
+ An active U.S. Government issued DoD Top Secret security clearance and/or previous SAP/SAR clearance

Salary Range: $82,400.00 - $123,600.00

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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Posted: 2022-07-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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