Category: Engineering
Location: San Diego, California
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Navigation Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA. The FCA program seeks a candidate to support the Vehicle Management System (VMS) Avionics team as a member of the Navigation team. General duties for the candidate will include: trade studies for navigation subsystem design, navigation subsystem lab testing, flight test support, navigation subsystem performance analysis, anomaly resolution, and supplier management, among other duties.

Members of the VMS team perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Members of the VMS team ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Members of the VMS team also perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) and at least 14 years of related experience with a BS, or 12 years with Master’s, or 9 years with a PhD

Experience with SW Tools: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, Visio), MATLAB

Experience with GPS systems, the GPS Signal in Space characteristics, inertial sensors, GPS/INS tightly coupled Kalman filters, and GPS receiver design
Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance or higher within a reasonable amount of time to meet the needs of the business

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree type: MS

Active clearance: Secret and Top Secret

Flight Test experience: Significant experience desired

Supplier management: Significant experience desired

Requirements development: Significant experience desired

Requirements verification testing: Significant experience desired

Proficiency with test equipment (oscilloscopes, signal generators, signal analyzers, multi-meters): Significant experience desired

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.Tracking

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