Staff Mechanical Design EngineerBaltimore, 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Staff Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Linthicum, Maryland.

This Mechanical Design Engineer will participate in the design and development of cutting-edge electro-mechanical hardware for Northrop Grumman's AESA radar, ESM, and RF communications systems. Some example AESA products can be viewed at this website:

https://www.northropgrumman.com/what-we-do/air/active-electronically-scanned-array-aesa-radars/

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Designing, prototyping and supporting production of precision electro-mechanical components and assemblies, including chassis enclosures, circuit card assemblies (CCAs), cables and interconnects, heat exchangers and cooling systems, structures, RF radiators, radomes, test fixtures, etc.

  • Collaborating effectively within a cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT), that also includes electrical engineering, systems engineering, thermal analysis, structural analysis, drafting, manufacturing and supply chain management.

  • Organizing and prioritizing tasks in order to accomplish project milestones within schedule and budgetary constraints.

  • Providing technical leadership and mentoring to less experienced personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizen

  • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret or higher security clearance

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field and 13 years of relevant experience; or, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field and 11 years of relevant experience or PhD and 8 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with design and development of precision electro-mechanical components and assemblies

  • Proficient with Siemens NX or similar 3D CAD software

  • Proficient with ASME Y14.5 geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) and ASME Y14.100 engineering drawing practices

  • Experience in a technical leadership role on a cross-functional product development team

  • Strong oral and written communication, attention to detail, self-motivated, organized, innovative thinking skills

  • "Team player", who is able to collaborate effectively as a member of a cross-functional design team

  • Able to work onsite at Northrop Grumman facility in Linthicum, Maryland

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DOD Secret or higher security clearance

  • Aerospace & Defense electronics industry experience

  • Product lifecycle support experience, spanning concept development through production

  • Experience with organic PCB / CCA design, including materials, design processes & tools, and manufacturing processes

  • Working knowledge of military and commercial specifications applicable to electro-mechanical hardware

  • Familiar with principles of RF, digital, and power circuitry and components

  • Familiar with principles of AESA technology, Radar and RF Communications

  • Familiar with thermal and structural analysis methodologies and software tools

  • Hands-on experience with assembly and testing of prototype electronics hardware

This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret Clearance or the transferal of an active DoD Secret Clearance.

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Link to Benefits: https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/

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,

Salary Range: $143,100 - $214,700

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.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.