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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Systems - Nuclear Certification in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start defining possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today! Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Systems Engineer - Nuclear Surety to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

The successful candidate will be a specialty engineer supporting the Systems Engineering Nuclear Surety team. The chosen candidate will perform and support evaluations soft designs for nuclear surety requirement compliance and support IPTs on the implementation and demonstration of nuclear surety requirement compliance to include hardware, software, and test support.

The successful candidate will support Nuclear Safety Design Certification activities to produce required artifacts in accordance with AFI 63-125, lead and support nuclear surety planning, certification assessments, and risk and vulnerability activities to include Fault Tree and Signal Path analysis. The candidate will also perform and support nuclear surety requirements allocation, DOORS implementation, verification, and validation activities while coordinating with key stakeholders such as NNSA, NSA, AFNWC, AFSEC, and AFGSC.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of relative experience OR

  • Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of related experience

  • Phd degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 0 years of related experience

  • Experience with military aircraft design and/or operation to include requirements verification and certification

  • This position requires an active and in-scope (within 6 years) DoD Secret level security clearance.

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain Program Special Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Nuclear Safety Design Certification to include AFMAN-91-118/91-119 compliance

  • Experience with Fault Tree Analyses, Signal Path Analyses, and Technical Risk assessments

  • Experience with Nuclear Certification process per AFI 61-125

  • Demonstrated experience with nuclear certification stakeholders such NNSA, NSA, AFNWC, AFSEC, and AFGSC

  • An active, in scope DoD Top Secret/SCI security 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.

Job Category : Engineering