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Northrop Grumman

VMS Avionics Engineer Level 4 Northrop Grumman
San Diego, CA

Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR, and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.

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Job Description

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.

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, 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. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

The Global Hawk programs seek a candidate to support the Vehicle Management System (VMS) Hardware Avionics team. The VMS Avionics Hardware group is responsible for vehicle guidance, flight control, and management of flight critical hardware consisting of the following VMS subsystems: Flight Control Actuation System (FCAS) and components, Vehicle Management Computer (VMC), Radar Altimeter (RadAlt), Air Data System (ADS), Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), and Navigation. He/she will be responsible for system and subsystem design, requirements development and verification, system performance analysis, design of analysis tools, interface definition, software requirements, integration and test including flight test.

A successful candidate needs Electrical hardware design, development and troubleshooting skills and be able to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Knowledge and experience with Flight Critical Avionics Integration & Test, real-time system architecture design, network communications, data interface standards (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, RS-232/429/485, etc.), analog/digital/discrete I/O and real-time operating systems is required. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and be capable of communicating with internal/external customer & supplier.

Candidate must have an electrical engineering degree.

Experience with Electro Mechanical Systems and/or Real Time Computer HW/SW Architecture desired.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidate must have a BS in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 9 years of engineering experience, or MS in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of experience.

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Electro Mechanical Systems and/or Real Time Computer HW/SW Architecture desired.

Currently have interim secret or secret clearance.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

About Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR, and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.

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90000 employees
Northrop Grumman

2980 Fairview Park Dr

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