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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Engineer Mechanical Subsystems MRB, Day Shift in Palmdale, California

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 are making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Candidate will evaluate nonconforming mechanical or electrical subsystems products and systems such as Mechanical Systems, doors, kinematics, electro-mechanical actuation systems, and uplocks. He/She will apply research to the design, development, testing, and rehabilitation of nonconforming mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, in the noted fields.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline and 9+ years of engineering experience OR MS in a STEM discipline and 7+ years of engineering experience

  • Ability to obtain a Secret DoD Clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

  • Must have experience working in both an air vehicle production and test environment

  • Must have experience with Aviation Subsystems design in one of the following: Fuel, Hydraulics, ECS, Thermal Dynamics & Electrical Power Generation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in a STEM discipline and 7 years of experience in an Aerospace flight test environment

  • Ph.D in a STEM discipline and 5 years of experience in an Aerospace flight test environment

  • Active, In-Scope Secret DoD Clearance

  • Previous MRB experience, including MRB authority

  • Familiarity with Project Planning and scheduling, cost control and change control

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.

Job Category : Engineering