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Staff Survivability Engineer (Level 5)

Northrop Grumman

Palmdale, CA 93550
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is one of the industry leaders in Stealth Technology. As such, we are involved in all phases of development, production, and maintenance of Low Observable (LO) platforms. We are currently looking for Low Observable / Radar Cross Section (RCS) /Survivability Engineers to work on exciting and challenging projects.

This position will be located in **Redondo Beach, CA,** **Palmdale, CA, Rancho Bernardo, CA,** . This position can be filled at a Level 5 Engineer based on qualifications listed below.

**We are looking Survivability Engineers with experience in at least one of the following skill areas:**

+ **Design Integration**
+ **Antenna Integration**
+ **Proposal Writing and Estimating**
+ **Infrared, Visual and Acoustics**
+ **Specialty Materials**

**The Survivability core competencies:**

+ Develop and integrate advanced technology to reduce the detectability of aircraft in the electromagnetic, infrared, visual and acoustic spectrums
+ Develop and implement predictive analysis codes; build and test physical models; design, develop and build test and verification equipment; and develop, test and integrate specialty materials
+ Works closely with engineers of other disciplines to optimize the integration of this technology on existing and future aircraft.
+ Perform analysis on Low Observable data to identify component and system performance trends, identify component defects and identify potential areas for improvement.
+ Coordinate with other Integrated Product Team (IPT) members and suppliers to convey and achieve Survivability requirements arriving at a balanced design and exceeding customer requirements.
+ Thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ **Specific Survivability Experience in at least one the following areas**
+ **Design Integration**
+ **Antenna Integration**
+ **Proposal Writing and Estimating**
+ **Infrared, Visual and Acoustics**
+ **Specialty Materials**

+ A current active U.S. Government in-scope DoD Secret security clearance is required to start, with the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SAP).
+ **Educational/ Experience Requirements:**
+ **Staff Survivability Engineer:** Bachelors degree in a STEM discipline AND 14 years of related professional/military engineering experience, OR a Masters degree AND 12 years of related professional/military engineering experience OR a PhD degree and 9 years of related professional/military engineering experience.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Proficiency in RF modeling and testing at an indoor/outdoor RCS/RF test facility.
+ Strong interpersonal communication and technical writing skills to enable effective personal interaction and collaboration with a multi-disciplined team and customers.
+ Applied Electromagnetics and/or Aircraft Survivability, or Comprehensive understanding of Electromagnetic Energy transmission though space and within materials.
+ Strong knowledge of low observables and RCS performance.
+ Masters degree in Physics, Chemical, Electrical Engineering or a related technical field.
+ Proficient in development, executing, and analyzing tests.
+ Ability to work with internal support organizations such as Global Supply Chain and Security.
+ A current active U.S. Government in-scope DoD Top Secret security clearance is required to start, with the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SAP).

Salary Range: $161,000.00 - $241,400.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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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