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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systemshas an opening for a Principal Data Scientist to join our team ofqualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in Melbourne, FL.
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 flighttest 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 dataanalyst expert of the flight test team and will interface directly with otherflight test engineers, aircrew, flight test leadership, and US Navy technicalarea experts.
*Data reduction, analysis, transmission, andreporting of all ground and flight test activities on the E-2 internationalprograms.
*Position is located in Melbourne, FL but willprocess data coming from Melbourne FL and St. Augustine FL.
*Attending flight briefs and debriefs.
*Reducing aircraft-recorded and telemetry-recordeddata into usable engineering data for post-flight analysis.
*Developing in-house data analysis tools, as well aslearning existing tools (MATLAB, IADS).
*Analyzing flight test data for specificationcompliance and data validity. Generating flight test data releases.
*Transmitting raw and processed data to the customer.
*Supporting formal flight test data reviews and reportingrequirements.
*Real-time telemetry support as directed by theFlight Test Lead(s).
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environmentwith high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/teamsettings across all levels.
*Bachelor'sDegree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accrediteduniversity and 5+ years relevant experience OR
*Master'sDegree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) disciplinefrom an accredited university and 3+ years of relevant experience.
*Must beable to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.
*Mustpossess a full understanding of all aspects of flight testing to includerequirements definition, instrumentation, data processing, test planning, testexecution and test reporting.
*Candidateshould have previous experience on a flight test team with emphasis onreal-time telemetry operations.
*Fixed-wingflight test experience is highly desirable.
*Militaryaircraft flight test experience.
*Familiarwith flight test operations.
*Priorexperience and familiarity with E-2 aircraft and E-2 flight test is preferred.
*Experiencewith IADS and MATLAB.
*FlightTest Engineer / Test Conductor Experience.
*Althoughtravel is not required for this position, candidate may have the opportunity totravel to St. Augustine occasionally (less than 5% of time) to support on-siteflight test for E-2D programs.
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