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Posted:
1/30/2017
Job Category:
Engineering
2017 Engineer Aeronautical 1
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Northrop Grumman Corporation | Sierra Vista, AZ
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Job Description

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking an entry level Aeronautical/Test Engineer to join our team at the Unmanned Systems Integration Center in Sierra Vista, AZ. The Aeronautical/Test Engineer will be a member of the Flight Sciences Test group. The Flight Sciences Test group is responsible for sustaining the current Hunter UAS including ground and flight testing, payload systems integration, resolving technical issues and performing various data analyzes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Prepare formal test plans, reports and other associated documentation in support of ground and flight testing for multiple aircraft configurations
* Actively participate in formal ground and flight testing as a Test Director
* Perform data reduction and analysis of aircraft telemetry and engine performance data, using proprietary analysis software tools
* Provide daily engineering data support to fielded units
* Develop engineering solutions to technical issues which may include computational fluid dynamicsBasic Qualifications:
* A minimum of 3.0 GPA with Bachelors of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering or related field
* Understanding of technical theories/concepts and experimental and theoretical principles/practices in the fields of flight testing, aerodynamics and aircraft performance
* Ability to work in an integrated production team to include working with other engineering disciplines
* Ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal presentation
* Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products, SolidWorks
* Ability to learn new software analysis tools that are used to reduce and analyze aircraft, propulsion and system telemetry data

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with DIADEM and/or LabView

Experience with Unmanned Systems

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 Corporation

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is an integrated enterprise consisting of businesses that cover the entire defense spectrum, from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace. The Company is aligned into seven segments categorized into four primary businesses. The Mission Systems, Information Technology, and Technical Services segments are presented as Information and Services. The Integrated Systems and Space Technology segments are presented as Aerospace. The Electronics and Ships segments are each presented as separate businesses. In January 2008, the Newport News and Ship Systems businesses were realigned into a single operating segment called Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. In April 2008, the Company announced that it has completed the sale of its Electro-Optical Systems business to L-3 Communications. In October 2008, the Company acquired 3001 International, Inc. (3001).