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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Mechanical in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, is hiring a Principal Engineer Mechanical in Redondo Beach, CA with responsibilities including but not limited to the following:

  • Support and lead production, test and integration efforts of various programs at Space Park

  • Support and lead development of manufacturing plans to execute program requirements

  • Support and lead development of non-flight hardware

  • Support and lead development of flight hardware test and integration plans.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline plus 5 years of engineering experience; OR Master of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline plus 3 years of engineering experience.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point or Project

  • Candidate must have at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government Security Clearances:

  • Department of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years.

  • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

  • OR Department of Energy Q Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Use and application of technical principles, theories and concepts of mechanical engineering

  • Develops recommended solutions to technical problems in mechanical engineering disciplines

  • Active in-scope Top Secret Security Clearance and SCI access

  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience in defense, aerospace or high-reliability product development industries

  • Experience in integration and test, operations and real-time troubleshooting

  • Experience in launch operations, propulsion and pneumatic systems

  • Experience in test procedure development

  • Able to work in dynamic work schedule (2nd shift, weekend) and travel up to 25%

  • Experience with NX10, CATIA V, PTC Creo

  • Experience with Solumina MES

  • Experience with CAPE

  • Experience with MS Project

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