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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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is seeking a System Survivability Engineer to be located in El Segundo, California. The qualified applicant will support a diverse portfolio of internally and externally funded research and technology development activities. As part of your assignment, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to determine how survivability technologies can best be integrated into air-based systems within the NGAS portfolio.

The System Survivability Engineer applies theory and technical understanding to provide survivable solutions to a variety of technical problems.

Roles and Responsibilities

* Perform EM testing and data post-processing to verify survivability design of air vehicle components and materials
* Assist engineering in the writing and execution of test plans, and provide written test reports
* Complete tasks under the guidance and direction of a senior engineer

The System Survivability Engineer will be a part of an integrated product team (IPT), supporting multi-discipline advanced development programs and technology research and development (R&D).

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelors of Science in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline from an ABET accredited university with 2 years of proven engineering experience OR a Master of Science degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university
* Active DoD Secret clearance (or higher)

Preferred Qualifications:

* BS/MS degrees in electrical engineering with upper division or graduate coursework in applied electromagnetic theory; BS/MS degrees in mechanical engineering with coursework in finite element analysis; BS/MS degrees in aerospace engineering with coursework in preliminary aircraft design.
* MS degree plus 1 year of relevant work experience; BS degree plus 3 years of relevant work experience
* Experience in signature integration, RCS design, analysis, and testing (highly desired)
* Experience with physical optics codes such as Xpatch and the ability to use meshing tools such as CAE, FMS, or Cubit (highly desired)
* Experience with in-house or commercial Method of Moments codes such as SENTRi or HFSS
* Experience with RCS data processing tools, such as Knowbell or Pioneer (highly desired)
* Computer-aided drafting (CAD) skills using tools such as Catia or NX (a plus)
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Active DoD Top Secret level clearance and/or previous SAP/SAR clearance

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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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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