Northrop Grumman Lead Aerodynamics Engineer 5 - VTOL Program in San Diego, California
Lead Aerodynamics Engineer 5 - VTOL Program
Requisition ID: 18000403
Location(s): United States-California-San Diego
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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 located in San Diego, CA has an immediate opening for a Lead Aerodynamics Engineer 5 to work on an exciting VTOL aircraft development program.
Provide technical leadership of aeromechanics analysis and test team on a challenging VTOL aircraft development program.
Work is on-site at Rancho Bernardo, CA with intermittent flight test support at other sites in California and Arizona
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical, or Aerospace Engineering
Minimum of 5 years' experience in Aerodynamic Analysis of aircraft
Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret clearance
Experience leading a team of engineers
Experience interfacing with senior level management, external suppliers, and senior customer representatives
Familiarity with military acquisition and Earned Value Management
15 years of experience
Stong working knowledge of rotary-wing aerodynamics, stability and control and dynamics principles
Strong working knowledge of fixed-wing/ VTOLaerodynamics and stability and control principles
VTOL aero/propulsion model database development and implementation
Powered wind tunnel test planning, execution and data analyses
Flight test planning, execution and data analyses
Ability to develop and apply new analysis techniques and tools as needed to solve unusually challenging aeromechanics problems
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Title: Lead Aerodynamics Engineer 5 - VTOL Program
Location: California-San Diego
Requisition ID: 18000403