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Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Nuclear Surety Director is responsible for conducting technical nuclear surety analyses, nuclear certification assessments, and risk & vulnerability analyses required as part of a weapon system program development. Principal responsibilities include direction on Nuclear Safety Design Certification compliance including weapon system specifications, weapon system architecture, and compliance documents (DODD, DODIs, AFIs and AFMANs) with integration into Model Based System Engineering environment to produce required artifacts for Nuclear Certification in accordance with AFI 63-125. Analysis activities include safety/security evaluations of the design, operation, and maintenance of electrical, mechanical, propulsion, transportation & handling, nuclear command & control, software, and communications subsystems. Duties also include technical support to the Air Force ICBM Nuclear Certification Manager with AFI 63-125 Nuclear Certification Program activities, and presenting technical material to the Nuclear Surety Working Group and other AF review boards.
BS in an engineering or related scientific field and 12 years related experience.
• Current in-scope DoD T/S clearance
MS degree and 12 years of related experience. PhD and 10 years of related experience
• Excellent verbal and communication skills demonstrated leading teams, collaborating with team-mates, and working with customers Experience with DOD, AF Nuclear Surety policy and processes.
• Working knowledge of AFI 91 series, AFI 63-125, AFMAN 91-118, AFMAN 91-119, DODD 3150.02
• Experience in requirements development, maturation and V&V including development of system level specifications from customer requirements and providing traceability from system requirements to system architecture in a Model Based Systems Engineering environment
• Experience working with Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Air Force Safety Center, and Air Force Global Strike Command
• Experience with nuclear certification activities during proposal and development program stages
• Demonstrated leadership acumen and project management experience in a related field
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