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Staff Cryogenic Mechanical Engineer

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 Sector is seeking a Staff Mechanical Engineer Cryogenic and Missile Technologiesto join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead technical volume of proposal efforts for cryocoolers and associated hardware.
  • Lead failure analysis, root cause and corrective action, and troubleshooting investigations for cryocooler manufacturing and test.
  • Responsible design engineer for cryocooler thermal mechanical unit manufacturing and test; determine system-level mechanical requirements for cryocooler hardware.
  • Perform thermal analysis for system- and unit-level cryocooler design.
  • Write cryocooler product line specifications and test procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and14 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment; OR Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and12 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment

  • Experience withspacecraft cryocooler systems design and development
  • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an U.S. Government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong experience with fluid componentsand spacecraft thermal analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills in fluid mechanics and thermo-mechanical design with ability to scope or bound thermal and fluid mechanics problems as well as oversee manufacturing operations and unit development/acceptance testing.
  • Proven background in flight hardware design, development, and test practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to be the focal point interface with team members including internal and external customers as well as suppliers.

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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Redondo Beach, California
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