Propulsion Engineer II Melbourne, FL

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 Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Propulsion Engineer in support of an advanced development program on our Vehicle Engineering team. This position will be in Melbourne, FL.

The Propulsion Engineer will be a member of a team working a combination of tasks supporting Propulsion System Integration and Engine Performance. This includes working with related suppliers and disciplines such as Aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Configuration Design, Survivability, System Test, Airframe, and Subsystems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Aircraft engine physical and functional integration for military aircraft

  • Propulsion System requirements and Interface Control Document (ICD) development

  • Interfacing with engine and related propulsion system suppliers

  • Propulsion System test planning, execution, and verification

  • Engine cycle performance and data analysis

  • General frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and advanced techniques

  • Demonstrate the skill and ability to perform complex professional tasks

  • Innovate solutions to a variety of technical challenges of increasing scope and complexity

  • The candidate must have excellent communication, analysis, and problem-solving skills, as well as experience with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in a relevant Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 2+ years' related professional/military experience; OR Master of Science (MS) in a relevant STEM discipline

  • Working knowledge of engine thermodynamic cycles (e.g., gas turbine, turbofan, turboprop engines)

  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance and Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current active DoD Secret clearance or higher

  • Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience managing or interfacing with engine suppliers

  • Experience with requirements and Interface Control Document (ICD) development

  • Experience with aircraft engine physical and functional integration for military applications

  • Experience with gas turbine engine cycle performance and data analysis

  • Experience creating or running computer models using MATLAB, C++, Simulink, FORTRAN, or a similar program

  • Experience with CAD tools such as Siemens NX

  • Engine Ground Test and/or Flight Test support experience

Salary Range: $73,400 - $110,000

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.

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