Vehicle Configuration Engineer 4

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Flight Sciences Organization within the Aerospace Systems Research, Technology & Engineering (RT&E) organization has an opening for a qualified applicant in the area of Aircraft Vehicle Configuration Engineering.

In this role the, the candidate will be part of a dynamic team supporting configuration and integration trades studies for overall air vehicle design. This will include preparation of preliminary layout, general arrangement and inboard profile definition for payloads integration on to military aircraft. This will include zone configuration & zone management in a fast paced concurrent engineering environment. The ideal candidate will have experience with 3D Model Based Engineering to include use of 3D Digital Mock-Up tool suites for communication and documentation within a collaborative IPT environment. The candidate may support other configuration integration activities, including: air vehicle sizing studies and quality lofting of OML surfaces and ducts, surfacing for CFD and CEM as well as wind tunnel models.

Successful candidates will be self-starting engineers able to perform duties without appreciable direction, or only under consulted direction toward long-range goals, capable of mentoring junior engineers, developing estimates & schedules, leading ground based development test efforts, and leading technical teams engaged in above activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited universitywith a minimum of 9 years of related Aerospace Design Engineer or Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) disciplinefrom an accredited university and 7 years of related Aerospace Design Engineer.
  • Experience using 3D CAD modeling.
  • DOD Secret Clearance with background investigation within the past 5 year. Must be able to obtain and maintain access to Special Access Programs.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior Zone Captain and Zone Integration Management Experience.
  • Experience with aircraft configuration design, equipment and system integration onto military aircraft.
  • Experience using Seimens NX 10 and higher / Teamcenter PLM software.

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