Principal/Sr Principal Engineer MechanicalSilverdale, WA

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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Mechanical/Marine Engineer based out of Silverdale, WA. As a Mechanical/Marine Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Using Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility. Candidate should be flexible, embrace continuous learning and a culture of automation. Candidate will also research, plan, design and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical 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, controls, engines, and/or machines.

What You'll Get to Do:

The Pacific Northwest Field Site has a rich heritage of supporting our customers with innovative solutions. We relish being at the tip of the spear supporting state of the art technology. As a Principal /Sr. Principal Mechanical/Marine Engineer, a qualified candidate is expected to be proficient in design and analysis principles, processes, and tools. Mechanical/Marine Engineers support the design, fabrication, and use of Classified Undersea Systems and related support equipment.

Roles and Responsible include the following:

• Design and Modeling in 3D CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software

• Fundamental structural analysis techniques

• Drafting using CAD software

• Fabrication support for hardware

• End-user support during maintenance availability

• Conceptual design

• Maintenance Support in a marine environment

• Integration & Test process flow development & execution

Basic Qualifications for Principal Mechanical Engineer:

• Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution plus 5 years of engineering experience OR Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution plus 3 years of engineering experience OR PHD and 0 years of experience.

• Experience with design modeling and drawing efforts using 3-D CAD modeling or related tools such as Siemens NX

• Active or Current DoD Secret Clearance

• Ability to obtain and maintain, Department of Defense Top Secret with SCI Access and Counter Intelligence Polygraph

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer:

• Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution plus 9 years of engineering experience OR Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution plus 7 years of engineering experience OR PHD and 3 years of engineering experience.

• Experience with design modeling and drawing efforts using 3-D CAD modeling or related tools such as Siemens NX

• Active or Current DoD Secret Clearance

• Ability to obtain and maintain, Department of Defense Top Secret with SCI Access and Counter Intelligence Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

• Proficient in Siemens NX CAD/CAM/CAE

• Proficient in ANSYS

• Mechanical hands-on aptitude

• Basic machinist skills (welding is a plus)

• Experience with shipyard environment and familiarity with the Navy JFMM

• Basic understanding of electrical systems (schematics, test equipment)

• Software familiarity a plus (C, PLCs)

Salary Range: $93,000 - $139,600

Salary Range 2: $115,400 - $173,200

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.