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Northrop Grumman Principal / Sr. Principal Mechanical Design Engineer w/ Active Clearance in Northridge, California

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 Defense Systems is currently seeking a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer / Sr. Principal Mechanical Design Engineer w/ Active Clearance to support our Advanced Program efforts in Northridge, CA .

Roles and Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Working on the Conceptual Design for Next Generation weapon systems.

  • Will apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts in design of mechanical systems.

  • Contributes to the developmentof new principles and concepts.

  • Design and modeling of complex 3-D geometries.

  • Design and application of high temperature materials.

  • Fabrication processes for the full product life cycle from prototyping to full rate production.

This position can be filled at either a level 3 (T03) or level 4 (T04). The basic qualifications for both levels are listed below.

Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a level 3 (Principal) are:

  1. Current/active Secret clearance or higher.

  2. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.

  3. 5-8 years of related experience in mechanical design.

  4. Extensive CAD experience.

  5. Working knowledge of structural and thermal analysis tools and techniques

  6. Ability to obtain Special Program Access as required.

Basic Qualifications for a level 4 (Sr. Principal) are:

  1. Current/active Secret clearance or higher.

  2. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.

  3. 9-13 years of related experience in mechanical design.

  4. Extensive CAD experience.

  5. Working knowledge of structural and thermal analysis tools and techniques

  6. Ability to obtain Special Program Access as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Current/active Top Secret clearance.

  2. Pro-E Creo CAD.

  3. Experience working in Defense Industry.

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

Job Category : Engineering

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