Principal Thermal Systems Engineer/ Sr. Principal Thermal Systems Engineer

    • Redondo Beach, CA



Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for a Principal Thermal Systems Engineer/ Sr. Principal Thermal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

The ideal candidate will have a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field of thermal engineering and general knowledge of other related disciplines.

Candidate responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Thermal systems requirements development
  • Perform thermal analysis to develop and optimize thermal control designs and provide solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines
  • Document thermal analyses and designs,
  • Review and approve drawings for thermal design hardware content
  • Report analyses results and design specifics to internal management and external customers.
  • Work with test engineering to plan and execute subsystem level thermal tests, as well as perform associated analyses.
  • Provide feedback regarding impacts of possible cost and/ or schedule changes
  • Work and execute independently with minimal technical oversight and general direction
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide guidance on best practice
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


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