Aerodynamics, Propulsion, and Performance Engineer

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems – Flight Sciences Department is seeking Aerodynamics, Performance and Propulsion Engineers across multiple disciplines including Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Vehicle Performance & Sizing, Aerodynamic Design, Aerodynamic Analysis, Inlet & Exhaust Design, and Engine Performance & Integration. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Systems Design Group currently engaged in the exciting design and development of next generation aircraft.

As a member of the Advanced Design Team the candidate will lead the definition, analysis, and application of aerodynamics, propulsion, and vehicle performance design criteria and resulting airframe designs for various aerospace projects. The ideal candidate would be capable of supporting a team engineers within an Integrated Product Team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 1-6 years of engineering experience focused on any of the Aerodynamics, Propulsion, and Performance Disciplines
  • Ability to obtain and maintain and active DoD Secret Clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Direct experience in the advanced design of military aircraft

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.


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