Northrop Grumman Engineer Structural 3 in Redondo Beach, 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.

The Antenna Products Department based in Redondo Beach, CAis looking for a mechanical design engineer to join our department. The selected candidate will have proficiencies in the following areas:

Knowledge of RF components and assemblies, and spacecraft structures including primary/secondary structures made of metallic materials, advanced composites & Honeycomb constructions.

Knowledge of material strengths and properties, design criteria, loading conditions and processes (e.g. non-destructive testing, composite assemblies, etc)

Experience and proficiency with CREO/Pro Engineering, Catia 5, NX or other 3-D cad system.

Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Experience with discrepant hardware process

Proficiency with creating and releasing drawing

Experience with creating and developing preliminary layouts

Knowledge of environmental testing requirements and experience with mechanical testing such as:Structural static test, thermal cycle test, random & vibration tests to demonstrate qualification / acceptance of spacecraft structures

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science in Mechanical, Aerospace, Civil Engineer or other STEM related type degree with 5 years of experience developing space hardware and mechanisms, or 3 years of experience with a Master's degree, or a PhD.

Knowledge of spacecraft structures including primary/secondary structure made of metallic, advance composites, and/or Honeycomb materials and construction

Proficiency with CREO/Pro Engineering, Catia 5, NX or other 3-D CAD software package

Proficiency with creating and releasing drawing and developing preliminary layouts

Active SCI Clearance within 5 year scope or a Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Civil Engineer or other STEM related type degree from an accredited institution

Minimum of 5 years of experience developing space hardware and mechanisms

Knowledge of spacecraft structures including primary/secondary structure made of metallic, advance composites, and/or Honeycomb materials and construction

Knowledge of Antenna systems and Architecture

Knowledge of RF components and assemblies

Knowledge of electronics integration, packaging, and cable & harness design

Knowledge of A&E Hardware

Proficiency with Proficiency with Creo/Pro Engineering, Catia, NX or other 3-D CAD software package

Ability to perform trade studies

Knowledge of discrepant hardware processes

Proficiency with creating and releasing drawing

Experience with creating and developing preliminary layouts

Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Knowledge of Mathlab or Mathcad

Knowledge of environmental testing requirements and experience with mechanical testing

Active SSBI Clearance within 5 year scope

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.