Airworthiness Engineer 4

Northrop Grumman   •  

Melbourne, FL

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 165 days ago

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe.

We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.


Develops and performs technical airworthiness planning and verification support including development and negotiation of airworthiness approach, plans, basis of certifications, means of compliance, and certification activities for complex total systems with customer counterparts in support of Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Strike Program.

This position will lead airworthiness initiatives on a multi-year, military development program.

Review and coordinates with other airworthiness engineers, as well as with 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 sound technical solutions, criteria, and requirements. 

Ensures the logical and systematic realization of customer airworthiness requirements into system solutions to meet program objectives (e.g. Flight releases, Type certification, continued airworthiness, and operational or airspace Integration) .







Basic Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of 9 years’ experience in manned or unmanned of aircraft systems or Master’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of 7 years' experience in manned or unmanned of aircraft systems

• Active Secret Clearance

• Aircraft development program experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• DoD Airworthiness Experience (MIL-HDBK-516, TACC/MACC execution)

• Significant direct customer interaction

• Mentoring and leading teams of engineers 

• System safety, and airworthiness processes and regulations experience

• Leading process improvement initiatives