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Principal Engineer Systems

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking a Survivability Engineer who will perform the Low Observable (LO) liaison engineering function working for our Survivability IPT. You will be required to understand LO requirements and plans; coordinate and develop the required tools and materials. You will provide engineering for advanced design and special projects programs that are offering dramatic challenges to low observables / signature management for current and future platforms.
Essential Functions:
-Broad knowledge of RCS, IR, Visual and Acoustic reduction materials, methodologies and fabrication techniques.
-Understanding ofLO production techniques and work in a production environment.
-Provide guidance and assistance to manufacturing in the areas of interpreting LO design and production specifications and researching/approving non-conformance tags.
-Must be familiar with production inspection tools and be able to suggest/perform LO material suitability tests.
-Must have significant experience conveying LO design requirements to production personnel, understanding LO production acceptance specifications, and be able to convey that information to personnel on the assembly line.
-Must have significant program experience and excellent verbal and written skills as well as being an accomplished presenter to Program management and Customer personnel.
Basic Qualifications:
- B.S. degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline from an accredited institution along with 5+ Years of experience with Bachelors; 3+ Years with Masters; 0+ Years with PhD
- Active, DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain SAP/SAR access
-Must have experience working in a production environment
-Must have experience with Producability and Affordability

Preferred Qualifications:
- M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics
- Experience in analytically developing, designing and implementing RCS suppression techniques
- Experience with indoor RCS testing
- Experience using near field imaging systems
- Experience using RCS data processing software
- Familiarity with analytical EM material models

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