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Northrop Grumman Mechanical Engineer / Secret / Interim Secret in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you will discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Our Defense Systems Sector is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our growing team in Oklahoma City, OK. to support projects associated with the design and development of communication, navigation, radar, avionics, power and/or electrical systems architecture, components, circuits, and products or aircraft maintenance. The employee will research, develop, design, and test electrical components, equipment, systems, and products for defense systems or commercial purposes.

You will support the Lead Engineer in execution of various program activities, to include program reviews, test procedure, report, and control plan development and review, requirements management, automated test software development, test execution and witnessing, and hardware selection and specification development.


  • Works to modify or upgrade flight decks and mission systems on a wide variety aircraft

  • Studies and engages with current Integrated Avionics and Mission Systems technologies, concurrent product definition, architecture definition, design synthesis and verification on a variety of different aircraft platforms

  • Researches, plans, designs, and develops / and or modifies mechanical products and systems such as aircraft structure, instruments, controls, and mechanical, thermal hydraulic, or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy

  • Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, and controls

  • Prepares, develops, and presents status reports and designs trade studies



  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 2 years of engineering experience; Master's degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 0 years of engineering experience

  • MIL-STD-31000, Technical Data Packages

  • Metallic Materials Properties Development and Standardization (MMPDS)

  • MIL-STD-130, Identification Marking of U.S. Military Property

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD, NX/Solidworks, et al.)

  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) secret security clearance

  • Ability to obtain/maintain base access for Hill AFB, Tinker AFB or Warner Robins AFB.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with the following documents and aerospace engineering applications:

  • MIL-STD-1472, Human Engineering

  • MIL-STD-461G, Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference Characteristics of Subsystems and Equipment

  • MIL-STD-464, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Requirements for Systems

  • MIL-STD-46855, Human Engineering Requirements for Military Systems, Equipment, and Facilities

  • MIL-STD-810, Environmental Engineering Considerations and Laboratory Tests

  • SAE AS9017, Control of Aviation Critical Safety Items


  • Non-contact 3D Metrology

  • MIL-HDBK-61, Configuration Management

  • MIL-STD-1530, Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP)

  • TO 1-1B-50, Aircraft Weight and Balance

  • AS9102 First Article Inspection Requirement

  • General Aerospace Liaison Engineering Processes

  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 23/Part 25/Part 145

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.

Job Category : Engineering