Northrop Grumman Airworthiness Engineer 4 in Melbourne, Florida

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.

Performs development of technical airworthiness planning and verification support including development of airworthiness approach, plans, basis of certifications, means of compliance, and certification activities for complex total systems. Achieves the logical and systematic realization of customer airworthiness compliance (MIL-HDBK-516 and international standards) into system solutions to meet program objectives (e.g. flight releases, type certification, continued airworthiness, and operational or airspace Integration). Reviews and coordinates with other airworthiness engineers, as well as with internal engineering disciplines at all levels of total system to include: design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Reviews functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation, interface definition and hardware and software specifications for airworthiness compliance to the appropriate regulations, standards and/or guidelines. Manages airworthiness activities throughout the development, sustainment and disposal lifecycles.

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Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited universitywith a minimum of9 years' experienceon manned or unmanned aircraft systems or a Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) disciplinefrom an accredited university with a minimum of 7 years' experience on manned or unmanned aircraft systems.

InterimSecret Clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:

DoD or FAA/EASA Airworthiness Experience

Experience with flight certification and flight clearancesa plus

Significant direct customer interaction experience

Mentoring and leading teams of engineers

System safety, and airworthiness processes and regulations experience

Leading process improvement initiatives

Strong Data Management Experience

Strong communication skills

Demonstrated self starter

Ability to work independently

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.