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Undersea Systems Mechanical Engineer - Pipeline Professional Technical - All Levels

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking talented Mechanical Engineers at Levels 2 - 4 to join the Undersea Systems Business Unit located in Annapolis, MD. Come join the Undersea Systems team where innovation and quality


Our work supports the protection of freedom and democracy through the advancement of technology and human discovery. We are looking for people with bold new ideas and the courage to take creative risk toward developing

expansive new capabilities. We do work that has never been done beforeand have fun along the way.

The successful candidate Mechanical Engineer will:

  • Provide technical leadership in the conception, analysis and design of complex mechanical underwater systems, handling systems and underwater vehicles.
  • Support and/or lead development of system design concepts, evaluation of system characteristics including system trade studies, subsystem design, and integration and test.
  • Demonstrate a background in designing for manufacturability, with a knowledge of fabrication processes for marine structures and subsystems, and proficiency in common design tools and analytical techniques.
  • Present experience in the development of mechanical systems test programs, including integration and testing, with knowledge of related electrical and software systems, underwater cables & connectors, winch/cable systems, electronic packaging, and mechanisms. Project leadership is a plus.

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman. This pipeline requisition is for Band Levels 2 - 4.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Marine or Ocean Engineering, or a related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience with a BS or 0 years with a MS (Level 2 qualification), through 10 years with a BS or 8 years with a MS (Level 4 qualification).
  • Current Top Secret / SCI clearance is required. Current CI or FS polygraph is desired.
  • Moderate proficiency in common engineering /office tools (including MathCad, MatLab, FEA, MS Office) and analytical techniques including: basic structural, thermal and machine design.
  • Proficiency with 3D CAD programs such as NX and knowledge of engineering drawing development.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team in a fast paced environment
  • Leadership and/or project management experience is desired.

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 a complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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Top Secret / SCI + CI Poly
Annapolis, Maryland
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