Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Staff Systems Flight Test Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah. The selected candidate will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.
What You'll Get To Do:
•Synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test flight solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints.
•Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive flight test plans, procedures and schedules for the missile and ground systems.. •Coordinates integrated testing activities.
•Reviews and evaluates test requirements to insure completeness of test program. Performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations.
•Develop and execute with the System Test Team and the customer, support for ground and flight test of the missile system, to include ground test equipment.
•Collaborate with other IPTs to define test hardware needs and support requirements for test activities at VAFB
•Produce test conops flows that maximizes the utility of test resources while meeting the stringent schedule and technical requirements.
•Ensure compliance of technical orders, safety, environmental protection and nuclear surety standards for ground and flight operations
•Enjoy a fast paced work environment with high expectations for success
•Be the focal point for trouble shooting of ground support equipment and systems
•Interact with the customer and program leadership in support of flight testing.
•Able to effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers, technical peers and customers.
•Works well in a team environment and has experience with ICBM operations

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• 401k
• Educational Assistance
• Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
• Paid Time Off
• Health & Wellness Resources
• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
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Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Bachelor's and 14+ years of related experience; or a Master's and 12+ years of related experience; or a PhD and 9+ years of related experience. Four years of additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.
•US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years)
•Experience in flight testing on a missile system
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•US Citizenship with an Active Top Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years)
•ICBM Flight Test Experience
•Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills; works well in a team environment within all levels of the test integrated team structure.

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Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

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