Northrop Grumman Engineer 4_F-35 Field Support Engineering_Hill AFB in Hill AFB, Utah

Engineer 4_F-35 Field Support Engineering_Hill AFB

Requisition ID: 18007508

Location(s): United States-Utah-Hill AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is seeking an F-35 aircraft Field Support Engineer (FSE) at Hill AFB. Position organizationally aligns with F-35 Global Sustainment (GS) and will report day-to-day to the partner FSE Site Lead.

Candidate will act as the Northrop Grumman technical interface and on-site company representative to the customer in resolving issues arising from operations, maintenance, modifications and other logistics and engineering support activities involving F-35 aircraft.

Candidate will serve as an integrated team member and will be a Vehicle System and/or Mission Systems Subject Matter Expert (SME) or an emerging authority who has the skillset to accomplish troubleshooting and analysis of the F-35 aircraft Vehicle Systems or Mission Systems.

Essential Functions :

In this role, selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Be a self-starter, and work without direct supervision

  • Provide recommended engineering and aircraft maintenance guidance to military and civilian maintainers with confidence and authority

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, fault isolation, technical data, and other available engineering data as well as analyze aircraft subsystem maintenance issues

  • Operate and maintain test equipment to gather and provide advanced aircraft health reporting codes to engineering IPTs for advanced troubleshooting

  • Provide authorized engineering products to supplement published engineering technical data

  • Conduct technical analysis of product implementations and modifications in accordance with customer specifications, technical data and other requirements

  • Document maintenance activities, collate data to identify emerging failure trends and provide recommendations to reduce aircraft down time, improve maintenance practices and advise on highly complex maintenance tasks

  • Manage, track multiple engineering and logistics support activities, and provide periodic status to customers and program management team

  • Conduct training and provide product briefings to customers, vendors, and company representatives

  • Identify technical issues and recommend solutions to support the F-35 engineering disposition process

  • Combine engineering knowledge with real world maintenance experience

  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills, and engage with aircrew and aircraft maintainers on a regular basis to troubleshoot anomalies that would otherwise lead to aircraft downtime

  • Be available to work any shift and weekends, if necessary, as well as travel on Temporary Duty Assignments (TDY's) to support F-35 program requirements

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) from an accredited university

  • Minimum of 9 years of engineering or maintenance experience on military aircraft or 7 years with Master’s degree

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office tool

Preferred Qualifications:

  • F-35 or F-22 aircraft experience including cockpit operations

  • Experience with operation and troubleshooting of aircraft Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar systems

  • Experience with fifth generation aircraft avionics (DAS, EW, GPS, INS, and Coms)

  • Working knowledge of engineering tools such as CATIA, VAS, VA, PDM, JEDI, FIRESPY and the Multifunction Analyzer, Transmitter, Receiver Interface Exerciser (MATRIX)

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.

Title: Engineer 4_F-35 Field Support Engineering_Hill AFB

Location: Utah-Hill AFB

Requisition ID: 18007508