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Airworthiness/Systems Engineer 4

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The Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team asan Airworthiness/Systems Engineerbased out of San Diego.
What You'll get to Do:
Leverages significant experience and judgment to develop and perform technical airworthiness certification planning and execution support, to include airworthiness certification plans, certification basis development, and oversight of airworthiness certification activities for complex total systems with Northrop and customer engineering department counterparts in support of Northrop Grumman Corporation's Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) Payload Program.
Job Duties: Review and coordinate with external and internal airworthiness engineers at all levels of total airborne systems to include: design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Performs functional and process analyses, requirements allocation and definition studies to translate customer requirements into sound certification basis, criteria, standards and methods of compliance. Ensures the logical and systematic realization of customer airworthiness requirements to meet program objectives (e.g. FAA or USAF Certification Basis approval and compliance, type certification, flight releases, continued airworthiness, and operational airspace integration). This position requires significant customer interaction.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
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Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math, or Aviation Sciences or other technical areas
Experience: 9 years aviation certification with Bachelor's Degree
Civil (FAA, TC, EASA) or DoD (USAF, USN, USArmy) Aviation certification experience
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have::
Knowledge and expertise with MIL-HDBK-516
Degree in Aviation or Aeronautical Engineering discipline
Civilian Derivative Aircraft (CDA) development program experience
Direct, hands-on airworthiness experience with a certification authority (e.g. USAF, FAA, etc.)
Significant direct customer certification authority interaction

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.




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