2019 Mechanical Engineer - Entry Level

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation 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.

Your opportunities for achievement are limitless with Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems.

Northrop Grumman is seeking Mechanical Engineers. These positions will be at various locations across the United States. The qualified candidate will become part of one of our three Business Groups: Flight Systems, Space Systems, and Defense Systems.

As a mechanical engineer with us, you will:

  • Participate in all aspects of requirements definition, design review, structural design, and integration and test
  • Apply the appropriateMechanical Engineering standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of engineering applications and products
  • Interface with customers, program management and technical staff
  • Provide problem resolution and improvement recommendations
Basic Qualifications:
  • Be completing or has completed their degree (Bachelor's or Master's) from an accredited institution
  • Be majoring in or have majored inMechanical Engineering or related field
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher
  • Previous internship/co-op or other work experience, leadership and teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular)
  • Good presentation and writing/communication skills
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn, and interested in working in a team environment


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 a complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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