Weapons/Systems Engineer

    • Melbourne, FL



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.

The Weapons/ System Integration Engineer is expected to be a highly-motivated self-starter with an ability to operate effectively with a team of engineers and technicians. Daily activities include the definition, design, integration, and test of Universal Armament Interface (UAI) compliant MIL-STD-1760 Stores Management Systems (SMS), and Bomb Rack Assemblies (BRA).

Specific tasks performed in this role are defined by the following:

  • Develop and review Stores Management Subsystem software requirements
  • Define Stores Management Subsystem Safety Critical Functions and Mission Critical Functions
  • Provide design guidance as prescribed by MIL-STD-882 and D0-178B
  • Develop and review full set of DO-178 templates and checklists
  • Generate and provide DO-178C SMS Safety Design artifacts
  • Generate and provide Sys-ML Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, and Sequence Diagrams
  • Generate and provide Interface Control documents
The successful candidate must possess a basic understanding of model based requirements and design and be able to create subsystem and software requirements. The candidate will become familiar with governing standards to include UAI Platform-Store ICD, MIL-STD-1553, MIL-STD-1760, AS5653, etc, and will prepare detailed requirements specifications, statements of work, test plans and procedures, certification plans and procedures, performance reports, etc., related to these governing standards. The candidate will be expected to learn all system requirements, specifications and interface control documents, participate in related design reviews, and provide technical guidance to the cross-functional team. Candidate will also develop a working knowledge in DO-178C workflow and design criteria to include configuration management processes and design peer reviews. Microsoft Office and technical writing skills (including proposals) are required. Excellent communication and people skills are also required.

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