Sr. Principal Mechanical Systems Engineer - Top SecretAnnapolis, MD

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.

The Naval & Oceanic Systems business unit headquartered in Annapolis, MD is seeking dependable engineers willing to work in a collaborative environment and that are interested in expanding their horizons.

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.

Position tasking includes concept development, problem solving, technical planning, design development and integration & testing of hardware. The applicant will translate customer requirements into systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Experience with underwater/naval systems such as Torpedo's, Towed Vehicles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV), Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), Acoustic Communications, Sonar Systems, Interfacing with Submarines, etc. is encouraged as duties will also include performing on undersea-domain systems programs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical, Aerospace, Marine or Ocean Engineering, or a related field. 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.

  • Ability to work on site at Annapolis, MD campus.Proficiency in using common engineering design, production and office tools (including NX, TeamCenter, FEA, MS Office)

  • US citizen and possess an active Top Secret clearance to start with the ability and willingness to obtain a TS/SSBI/SCI clearance and pass a polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with the following is highly desirable:

  • Underwater/naval systems such as Torpedo's, Towed Vehicles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV), Submarines, etc

  • Background in Sonar arrays, sensors, communication arrays, transducers or radar

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work within diverse teams.

  • Experience in Design, Manufacture, and Test of underwater systems.

  • A current TS/SSBI/SCI clearance with current polygraph

  • Master's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Marine or Ocean Engineering, or a related field. Position may be filled at various levels based on education and experience:

Salary Range: $127,000 - $190,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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