Principal Engineer Mechanical

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.
Job Summary
Design, analyze, and/or test complex materials, structural components, and functional systems. Analyze requirements for materials, structural components, or functional systems. Select applicable analytical data from previous products, determine the technical principles involved, mathematically define the problem and compute the engineering characteristics consistent with the specifications and design requirements. Release results as design data after review by other engineers. Develop original ideas and elaborate on preliminary design concepts. Evaluate completed designs with supervisors and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve the most ideal design. Develop and coordinate the conduct of test programs required to evaluate design work.

Duties Specific to the Position
A Principal Mechanical Engineer level candidate provides support to an assigned program under supervision of a Lead Engineer. Under that supervision, the candidate engineer will:
-Research, develop, design, test, and document mechanical structures/components.
-Maintain and improve existing mechanical, electromechanical components, equipment, and system designs for integration.
-Apply sound mechanical engineering principles and techniques.
-Plan, perform, and direct engineering activities to ensure the design, integration, and testing conform to mechanical design specifications and requirements.
-Responsible for gathering, maintaining, formatting, compiling, and analyzing technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes.
-Produce engineering documentation, reports, drawings, flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics.
-Conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluations or analysis.
-Other duties upon request.

Basic Qualifications:
5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD
U.S. Citizen and Ability to obtain DoD Secret Security Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

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 our 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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