Northrop Grumman Pilot Test 4 in Mojave, California

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 aFlightTest Pilot4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Mojave, CA.

Flight Test Pilot for developmental test for the Firebird program. Pilot aircraft during engineering tests and flight test/demonstration support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers. Defines plans, organizes and executes complex flight programs and flight test events in accordance with military, FAA and ICAO procedures. Conducts briefings and debriefings, and coordinates with maintenance personnel to analyze and correct vehicle discrepancies. Position based at Mojave, CA requiring occasional travel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 9 years of aviation experience. Position requires experience as a flight operations crew member.

  • Must be FAA commercial instrument rated pilot (or military equivalent) plus current FAA Class II Medical or better.

  • Minimum of 1500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command and able to maintain FAA multi-engine and instrument currency in manned aircraft.

  • Must be a test pilot school graduate.

  • Must be able to hold a Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Military flight experience highly desirable.

  • Flight test experience, commercial rating, aviation instructor experience also preferred.

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Job Category : Flight Operations