Northrop Grumman Survivability Engineer 3 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Survivability Engineer 3to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Work within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) to develop Low Observables (LO) material requirements, understand other disciplines' requirements, and develop an optimized solution that meets all disciplines' prioritized needs.

  • Help to successfully develop, qualify and integrate Survivability materials onto a platform to meet the system level requirements.

  • Employ understanding of materials science and engineering to characterize the physical and chemical properties of solid materials-metals and alloys, ceramics, magnetic materials, polymers, optical materials, semiconductors, superconductors, and composites-for the purpose of using, changing, or enhancing inherent properties to create or improve end product.

  • Employ understanding of materials science to enhance the design of paints, coatings and sealants to improve durability and to achieve specific material properties and characteristics.

  • Perform testing and documentation to verify and certify material behavior.

  • Work with material suppliers to productionize material designs.

  • Use knowledge and experience to troubleshoot material problems and perform forensic studies to determine root cause and corrective actions.

  • Communicate internally to peers and management and externally to customers.

Basic Qualifications: A BS degree inMaterials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineeringor related (STEM - science, technical, engineering or mathematics educational field)and2 years applicable experience in aMaterials Sciencerelated. Also required is theto obtain a Secret or Top Secret DoD clearance andSAP/SAR access to programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience related to any of the following: Survivability/Low Observables or Applied Electromagnetics

  • Coursework in applied electrophysics

  • Active Top Secret DoD Clearance

  • SAP/SAR program access

  • Experience with survivability materials

  • Experience in material integration, RF survivability design, analysis, and testing

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.