Northrop Grumman Mission Planner/Engineer Systems Test 3 in Palmdale, 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 a Mission Planner/Systems Test Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Tasked to plan B-2 Flight Test and Programmed Depot Maintenance (PDM) missions using JMPS (Joint Mission Planning System), LMDPS (Laboratory Mission Data Preparation System) and PFPS (Portable Flight Planning System).

  • Ensure specific requirements of all flight test missions are coordinated with responsible engineers and aircrew members to provide accurate mission planning data.

  • Build flight mission cartridge and produce all required mission support documents, such as flight plans, charts, and weapons data.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Science, Technology, Engineering &Mathematics(STEM) degree with5 or moreyears of experience in Mission Planning

  • Computer Linux / Windows Operating systems and Application skills a must.

  • Currently has a DOD Secretwith an investigation in the last 6 yearsand able to obtain a TS//SAR clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with COMSEC

  • 5 years or more of Flight Operations experience

  • Holds 8570 Security + Certificate

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.