Operations Lead Engineer 5

Northrop Grumman Palmdale , CA 93551

Posted 4 months ago

The people of Northrop Grumman develop cutting-edge technologies that preserve freedom and advance human discovery. Our inventive spirit enabled us to vanguard many technological advancements in our nation's history, from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to landing on the moon, to today's lethal stealth bombers.

Working together, the people of Northrop Grumman keep America and our Allies safe. At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, everything our people build changes the course of human history. We are looking for someone who not only wants to be part of history, but someone who wants to join a team that makes history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a well-qualified Engineer with an extensive aerospace operational background working with systems or systems within a system. Selected candidate will serve as the principle engineering advisor to the Operations and Sustainment Program Manager.

In this capacity the candidate will act as the central liaison between operations and engineering. Selected candidate will mentor and provide technical leadership to an integrated teams of operators, engineers, and maintenance personnel located around the world responsible for ensuring airborne systems and associated support equipment are mission capable. Selected candidate will provide direct engagement to operations engineers providing customer support, engineering investigations, and repair dispositions at various sites worldwide.

Selected candidate will be responsible for the technical training and deployment schedules for a cadre of operations field engineers. Selected candidate will ensure technical data and engineering documentation is current, timely, and in accordance with contract requirements and engineering specifications. Selected candidate will provide regular briefings to the customer and program leadership regarding engineering status, technical challenges, and related risks. The ideal candidate will be an aerospace engineer with experience in aviation operations or developmental/operational test environments supporting real time system troubleshooting for manned or unmanned platforms.

Will also consider primary location in Chantilly, Virginia.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.

At least 14 years engineering experience in development, test, or operational environments. Proficient with MATLAB and IADS.

Prior maintenance experience troubleshooting manned or unmanned aerospace platforms.

Must have leadership experience mentoring engineers and/or maintenance personnel.

Current Top Secret/SCI clearance required.

Must be able to travel CONUS and deploy OCONUS up to 50%.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering or related fields.

Prior military experience in aviation operations or aviation maintenance.

Extensive experience with airborne systems in an engineering/troubleshooting support role.

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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