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Engineer Mechanical

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to work in Redondo Beach, California.

This position will be supporting a space program. The ideal candidate will be required to apply engineering principles to contribute to the timely planning and execution of mechanical integration and test of spacecraft, including reading and understanding engineering drawings, specifications, plans, and requirements documents. This individual will author test products/detailed work procedures to implement and comply with these documents, as well as interact across engineering disciplines to clarify requirements and understand limitations, constraints, and potential conflicts. The selected individual must interact across organizations to coordinate readiness for task execution including facilities, personnel, non-flight hardware/ equipment, flight hardware, configuration. The position will support problem resolution, paperwork closeout, and requirements verification.

Essential Functions
  • Update work procedures to incorporate lessons learned and any changes to governing documents
  • Provide mechanical test engineering support to the factory floor for clarification, troubleshooting, work procedure modification, post-test critique, break-of-configuration review, and review and evaluation of test data
  • Work and execute with some technical oversight
  • Author procedures to install and test of black boxes, harnesses, actuators, antennas, and mechanical structures.
  • Working across disciplines with specialists from a variety of departments to write procedures and coordinate planning.
  • Assuring flight hardware is integrated and tested safely and test requirements and objectives are met.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 2 years of engineering experience; OR a Master's of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field.
  • Practical work experience with one or more of the following: test products, implement work procedures or comply with work regulations.
  • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years, OR must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience working in Integration and Test
  • Possesses strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with CAPE or Enovia

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.
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Top Secret / SCI
Redondo Beach, California
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