Principal UAV Pilot 3/4

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

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Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working full-time Instructor Pilot for the Korean Global Hawk Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) Program in Sacheon, Republic of Korea.

Note: It is feasible that the assigned location for this position could be changed to Osan, Republic of Korea.

Job duties include:

  • Pilots the RQ-4 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during training and operational flights;
  • Provides classroom academic instruction, ground simulator and flight training to Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) pilots;
  • Defines, plans, organizes and executes complex flight and ground training events;
  • Conducts briefings and debriefings, and coordinates with maintenance personnel to analyze and correct vehicle discrepancies;
  • May conduct demonstration flights with customers, government officials or other personnel to exhibit vehicle performance, flying qualities and system capabilities.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

  • Typically, the ideal candidate will have 5 years experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 9 years experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be a US Citizen with current DoD Secret Clearance
  • Must have a current civilian or military instrument qualification
  • Must have a current or expired RQ-4 qualification with a minimum of 250 hours of RQ-4 flight experience
  • Must hold an FAA Commercial Pilot or ATP license
  • Must hold a FAA Class II medical certificate or military equivalent flight physical
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in aircrew instruction
  • Able to commit to 2 year overseas assignment to Sacheon, RoK
  • Must be able to support the 24/7 operations environment and adapt to changing priorities based on mission need

Basic Qualifications for a level 4:

  • Typically, the ideal candidate will have 9 years experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 13 years experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be a US Citizen with current DoD Secret Clearance
  • Must have a current civilian or military instrument qualification
  • Must have a current or expired RQ-4 qualification with a minimum of 500 hours of RQ-4 flight experience
  • Must hold an FAA Commercial Pilot or ATP license
  • Must hold a FAA Class II medical certificate or military equivalent flight physical
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in aircrew instruction
  • Able to commit to 2 year overseas assignment to Sacheon, RoK
  • Must be able to support the 24/7 operations environment and adapt to changing priorities based on mission need
  • Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required

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