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Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer / Principal Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer / Principal Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Melbourne, FL. **This position may be filled by either an Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer level or a Principal Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer level based on the qualifications listed. This position is in support of Flight Test Instrumentation design solutions. The selected candidate should have experience with mechanical engineering and design principles, knowledge of basic systems engineering principles, requirements management and system test design philosophy. You must have a willingness to embrace change and work in an agile environment. Occasional travel may be required to support project activities and integration.Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for mechanical design while working on a team of peers in support of Flight Test Instrumentation installations development.
  • Tasks include 3D modeling of instrumentation sensor installations, electrical harness installations, and the design of detailed parts such as secondary structures, brackets, and specialty mounting hardware.
  • Work within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment, interfacing with IPT leadership, suppliers, customers, and other technical disciplines.
  • Use of the NX-Teamcenter tool suite and the ability to work with product build packages.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to generate and release design packages in CPLM
  • Participate in on-site support at external product manufacturing and integration sites.Basic Qualifications (Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer):
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of mechanical engineering experience OR 0 Years experience with a Masters Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline
    • Must have demonstrated experience of 2D/3D modeling design utilizing NX or equivalent parametric modeling software.
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher. This clearance must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Program Special Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the companyBasic Qualifications (Principal Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer):
      • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of mechanical engineering experience OR 3 years of mechanical engineering experience with a Master's Degree
      • Must have demonstrated experience of 2D/3D modeling design utilizing NX or equivalent parametric modeling software.
      • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher. This clearance must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
      • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Program Special Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the companyPreferred Qualifications:
        • Experience utilizing CPLM for configuration management.
        • Experience with aircraft design and flight test instrumentation.
        • Manufacturing/liaison support experience is also desired to support build and installation of assemblies as well as testing of aircraft systems.
        • Experience in developing and managing test requirements
        • Experience in subsystem, payload, or system integration
        • Knowledge of aircraft-type cable and mechanical assemblies, MIL type wiring and components such as mil connectors, back shells, relays, switches, indicator lights, terminal junction system components, etc.
        • Secret level or higher DoD clearance
        • Special Program Access Salary Range: $64,600 USD - $97,000 USD Salary Range 2: $79,700 USD - $119,500 USD 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Melbourne , Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer / Principal Instrumentation Mechanical Design Engineer, Education / Teaching , Melbourne, Florida

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