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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Sustainment Engineering and Technical Center (SETC).

SETC provides sustainment support for the US Air Force B-2 Bomber, E-3 Sentry, Airborne Warning and Control System, and numerous other Government platforms. Our team members complete engineering, reverse engineering and logistics solution efforts to solve complex obsolescence problems and ensure warfighter supportability.

The selected candidate will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with users, customers and other developers. Our diverse work environment is comprised of nearly equal parts multidisciplinary engineers and other technical experts. Team members interact will interact with external Government customers and civil partners on a regular basis.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Mechanical Engineer 3 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for support on 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.

This engineer 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex systems and precision electro-mechanical assemblies through simulation or analysis in order to recommend component substitutions or re-design solutions to ensure the integrity of the platform configuration, system safety, and performance specifications.
  • Identify, analyze, and solve obsolescence issues.
  • Access, interpret, and recommend changes to engineering drawings.
  • Establish design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
  • Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules.
  • Identify program problems and assist in the establishing of solutions, such as allocation of resources, improved processes, or changing contractual specifications.
  • Act independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of programs.
  • Support process improvement and establishment.
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
  • Generates reports and presents to Government counterparts, defense contractors, and other cross-functional organizations
  • Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines 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, controls, engines, and/or machines

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have at least one of the following:
    • A Bachelor's degree in a mechanical engineering or related discipline with a minimum of5 years of engineering experience.
    • A Master's degree in a mechanical engineering or related discipline with a minimum of3 years of engineering experience.
    • A PhD degree in amechanical engineering or related discipline with a minimum of0 years of engineering experience.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.
  • Must be able to work on-site in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Preferred Qualifications:

A preferred candidate will include experience in some or many of the following areas

  • Experience with aerospace systems.
  • Experience with Air Force customers and aerospace industry and military standards.
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance (or higher).
  • Experience with test planning at the circuit card, equipment and system level.
  • Experience with nuclear hardened systems.
  • Experience with DOORS and general requirements management best practices.
  • Experience conductinganalysis of mechanical components and structures within aircraft maintenance programs, determining effectiveness and creating written recommendations forincreasing efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Familiarity with engineering project leadership to include cost, schedule and deliverable quality responsibility.
  • Familiarity with contracts to include Statement of Work and requirements establishment as well as proposal evaluations.
  • Familiarity with business development covering white papers, cost estimations and formal proposals.

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.
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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