Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Staff Air Vehicle Proposal Engineer – Flight Sciences to support our Vehicle Engineering team in Melbourne, FL. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter that flourishes in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment with minimal direction.
Provides technical guidance and coordinate a small team of engineers in proposal activities supporting a Corporate Priority Win Effort
Leads a team responsible for producing the engineering artifacts to support capture efforts
The team will be engaged in estimating, cost reduction opportunities, hardware trade studies associated with sourcing, and Integrated Master Plan (IMP) / Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) activities
Verifies the proposal offering meets requirements and is capable of being executed within the specified contract limits
Ensures that the proposal is technically sound and meets all budgetary and schedule requirements
Attends internal program, customer, and supplier technical exchange meetings and/or formal program milestone reviews to provide and obtain status updates
s to both the Air Vehicle IPT Leader and to the Air Vehicle Proposal Manager
Bachelor’s degree and 14+ years of relevant engineering experience; OR Master’s degree and 12+ years of relevant engineering experience; OR Ph.D. and 9+ years of related engineering experience
At least one degree must be in an applicable STEM discipline
Must have some experience in a Flight Sciences discipline: Aerodynamics, Vehicle Performance, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Configuration Design, Propulsion, Mass Properties, Loads & Dynamics, and/or Guidance Navigation & Control (GNC)
Must have working knowledge of Air Vehicle fields (Airframe, Subsystems, etc.)
Active DoD Secret clearance or higher (background investigation completed within the last 6 years or is under continuous evaluation)
Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Access Programs (SAP) prior to the commencement of employment
Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
Familiarity with NX CAD software and Teamcenter PLM
Experience leading a project or team
Earned Value Management (EVM) experience
Experience with proposals and program captures within the Aerospace and Defense industry
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
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