1+ months

Senior Avionics Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Richmond, VA 23219
AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: AU- Secret (NV1)

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.

Australia is a priority focus country for Northrop Grumman globally and our priority is to exemplify our class-leading products, capabilities and solutions to our customers and want _you_ to join us on our journey of growth and expansion in Australia.

Northrop Grumman Australia partners with the Royal Australian Air Force to provide through-life support for its fleet of C-27J Spartan Battlefield Airlifter aircraft. The C-27J complements the Australian Defence Forces existing Air Mobility fleet and provides airlift of people, equipment and supplies in Australia and our region.

We are now seeking a suitably experienced and qualified **Senior Avionics Engineer** responsible for supporting the development of avionics/electrical modifications to the aircraft through design, certification and other technical support processes. Activities undertaken will include those under DASR 21 Design Production and Certification and DASR M Continuing Airworthiness Management Services (CAM Services) as required.

As a senior engineer, you will have the opportunity to coach, mentor and delegate tasks accordingly to members of the team. Your responsibilities will also include performing peer review, review and approval of engineering activities, whilst exercising individual judgment and initiative in the application of engineering principles, techniques and methods.

The position can be based in **Springfield Lakes, QLD** or **Richmond, NSW -** other locations may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

**Key duties and responsibilities:**

+ Development, Review & Approval of various aircraft Avionics / Electrical and/or Electronic System Modifications including all supporting documentation, within the scope and level of delegated Engineering Authority assigned under Part 21 MDO and/or Part M CAM Services.
+ Hold Engineering Authority (EA) as a Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE) under DASR Part 21J to authorize minor changes to type design & repairs and compliance check of major designs in support of DASA approval.
+ Application of Systems Engineering processes across the product lifecycle.
+ Provide coordination and support to project management of tasks through the design development and installation phases.
+ Provide advice to internal/external stakeholders and representing the team on specific projects, technical issues and in various intra-/inter-organisational meetings as required.
+ Provide oversight and review work of junior engineers for technical accuracy, adequacy and quality.

**Qualifications & Experience:**

+ Relevant engineering degree (Avionics/Electrical/Mechatronics).
+ Experience as a Professional Engineer in the aviation industry.
+ Working knowledge of CASA/DASA/EASA regulations.
+ Understanding of Configuration Control and Design Change Management.
+ Must be an Australian citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Defence security clearance.

**Why Northrop Grumman?**

As an integral part of the Australian team, you will receive professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. Furthermore, you will be joining an inclusive work environment built on innovation and respect, supported by the highest ethical standards.

Our Values represent what is important to us at Northrop Grumman and are integrated into all aspects of our employee experience:

+ We do the right thing
+ We do what we promise
+ We commit to shared success
+ We pioneer

**What do we offer in return?**

+ Professional Development Support further education, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training including LinkedIn Learning and SkillSoft.
+ Up to 2 weeks additional purchased annual leave.
+ Salary packaging including novated car leases.
+ Generous parental leave entitlements.
+ WellbeiNG Program.
+ Employee Incentive Program.
+ Employee Discount Program.

**Note:** As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian Citizens. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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Posted: 2021-09-28 Expires: 2022-12-17

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