Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Aerospace Engineer

Gilbert, AZ
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: JEZ20180510-48038

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary Use basic knowledge of aerospace engineering to assess spacecraft mission requirements for Guidance Navigation and Control  (GNC) components, perform trade studies, perform hardware vendor selection, technically manage the delivery of the qualified GNC components and perform integration and testing activities of the components onto the spacecraft.

Job Responsibilities Perform requirements management, vendor technical monitoring and guidance, and I&T activities for Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) spacecraft component hardware.  This includes the following:

1)      Analyze system requirements to perform hardware component selection. 

2)      Develop component hardware Statement of Work (SOW).

3)      Analyze, allocate and decompose higher level spacecraft mission requirements to their respective GNC components.

4)      Monitoring component vendor’s development activities per the SOW.

5)      Develop test procedures and automated tests of the GNC hardware to verify requirements.

6)      Support spacecraft I&T activities.

7)      Perform detailed spacecraft simulations using in house simulation tools.

8)      Analyze data to develop performance and functional data reports to support requirements.

Education and Experience

**Must have a Top Secret Security Clearance with valid background investigation**

Requires BS in Engineering & 2 years or Master’s Degree in Engineering

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


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space