Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical 3 in Azusa, California

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 (NGAS) is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified and diverse engineers in Azusa, CA!

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a broad spectrum of tasks that are integral to success of our space programs!

The successful candidate will have networking, computer, electrical & mechanical systems experience. Candidate will be proficient in developing, validating, operating, and supporting test systems and electro/optical/mechanical test equipment such as optical stages, optical sources, heater panels, liquid nitrogen panels and high vacuum equipment. Experience in optics, optical testing, radiometry & interferometry is also preferred. The candidate must demonstrate strong work ethics, attention to detail, and desire to learn and expand skill sets. Self-motivated with ability to work in a team and independently with minimal supervision.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in designing, developing and implementing test systems

  • Developing test plans, schedules, and other project documentation

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secretclearance. U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

  • Experience in optics, optical testing, radiometry or interferometry

  • Experience with cryogenics

  • Experience with LabVIEW

  • Current DoD Secret clearance or higher must be held and maintained. U.S. Citizenship is required.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.