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Principal Systems Engineer / Airworthiness Engineer

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.
No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values
that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.
The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills,
innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
The Systems Engineering Integration and Test team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Airworthiness Engineer 3 based out of San Diego, CA.
What You'll get to Do:
Performs technical airworthiness planning and show compliance support, including development and negotiation of
airworthiness plans, certification basis, methods of show compliance, and flight authorization activities for total systems with customer counterparts in support of Northrop Grumman Corporation's Battlefield Airborne Communications Node
(BACN) Payload Maintenance Program.
Job Duties: Review and coordinate airworthiness requirements and show compliance artifacts with other internal engineering disciplines at all levels of total system 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 Certification basis for either or both civil and military certifications. Ensures the logical and systematic realization of customer airworthiness requirements into system solutions to meet program objectives (e.g. Flight releases, Type certification, and continued airworthiness). Writes Airworthiness documents to include Airworthiness Certification Plans, Criteria Verification Forms, proposal volumes, technical studies, status slides and status reports for management.
To be successful in the position requires engineering and aircraft design and certification knowledge, with the ability to read and understand engineering artifacts (e.g. drawings, requirements, design reviews, and engineering analysis
documents). Additional tasking includes assisting the AW manager with financial planning, scheduling and writing basis of estimates for proposals.
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.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that
putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
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:
- Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math, or Aviation Sciences or other technical areas and a minimum of 5 years related experience.
- Experience: aviation certification with Bachelor's Degree, 10 years FAA or USAF certification
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
- Knowledge and experience with MIL-HDBK-516C certification basis development (military designs)
- Knowledge and experience with civil Part 23, 25, 27, 29 certification basis development (civil designs)
- Degree in Aviation or Aeronautical Engineering discipline
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
- Health Plan
- Savings Plan
- Paid Time Off
- Additional benefits
- Education Assistance
- Training and Development

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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