At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Data Scientist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in Melbourne, FL. Essential Functions: Data Scientist/Analyst - Flight Test Data Analyst to support Japan IPT. Flight Test Data Analyst (FTDA) is responsible for reduction, analysis, transmission, and reporting of flight test data for E-2 international flight test program, specifically Japan E-2D Wet-Outer Wing Panel (WOWP) program. Candidate shall display professionalism, motivation, strong leadership skills, and ability to work independently. Should be able to function as a key data analyst expert of the flight test team and will interface directly with other flight test engineers, aircrew, flight test leadership, and US Navy technical area experts. Essential Functions:
* Data reduction, analysis, transmission, and reporting of all ground and flight test activities on the E-2 international programs. * Position is located in Melbourne, FL but will process data coming from Melbourne FL and St. Augustine FL. * Attending flight briefs and debriefs. * Reducing aircraft-recorded and telemetry-recorded data into usable engineering data for post-flight analysis. * Developing in-house data analysis tools, as well as learning existing tools (MATLAB, IADS). * Analyzing flight test data for specification compliance and data validity. Generating flight test data releases. * Transmitting raw and processed data to the customer. * Supporting formal flight test data reviews and reporting requirements. * Real-time telemetry support as directed by the Flight Test Lead(s). The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. MELENG SITEAS
Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years relevant experience OR * Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3+ years of relevant experience. * Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance. * Must possess a full understanding of all aspects of flight testing to include requirements definition, instrumentation, data processing, test planning, test execution and test reporting. * Candidate should have previous experience on a flight test team with emphasis on real-time telemetry operations.
Preferred Qualifications: * Fixed-wing flight test experience is highly desirable. * Military aircraft flight test experience. * Familiar with flight test operations. * Prior experience and familiarity with E-2 aircraft and E-2 flight test is preferred. * Experience with IADS and MATLAB. * Flight Test Engineer / Test Conductor Experience. * Although travel is not required for this position, candidate may have the opportunity to travel to St. Augustine occasionally (less than 5% of time) to support on-site flight test for E-2D programs.
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