Northrop Grumman Mechanical Engineer 1 in Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description and Qualifications

Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Test Design Engineering located in Linthicum, MD is seeking a motivated Mechanical Engineer to join our high-performance team supporting the design of test equipment for test of antennas, electronics chassis, circuit card assemblies, modules, and electronic subassemblies and components.

Typical roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design new or modify existing fixtures, rack mounted test equipment, test benches, cooling manifolds, integrated test assemblies, associated cabling, coolant hoses, and other mechanical or electromechanical systems in order to satisfy customer requirements

  • Research and develop procedures, methods, and tools for testing hardware conformance to documented and derived system requirements

  • Sensitivity to cost, schedule and quality as well as Northrop Grumman policies and procedures is imperative

  • Ability to successfully read and interpret schematics, block diagrams, sketches, oral and written instructions, manufacturer's specifications/operation manuals, and analyze hardware configurations

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a cross-functional team with other engineers, facility engineering, maintenance, and contractors

  • Support program meetings in developing root cause and corrective actions

  • Troubleshoot or support technicians in troubleshooting issues with test equipment or the hardware under test and provide suggestions for improvement and optimization

  • Verify equipment operation and performance of test equipment by making necessary calculations

  • Ability to work in a hands-on lab environment, conduct site surveys, organize and direct hardware installations, calibrate sensors, and assemble and disassemble manifolds, fixtures, and environmental screening equipment

  • Operate/maintain equipment, cooling systems, chillers, and pneumatic and electronic controls

  • Ability to instrument test equipment and use troubleshooting/verification tools such as ammeters and voltmeters

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electro-Mechanical Engineering

  • Aminimum of 1 year ofrelevant design experience along with 3D CAD modeling experience and experience with test equipment designed to test production hardware

  • Ability to Obtain a Secret Clearance, U.S. Citizenship is a Pre-Requisite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3D CADmodelingproficiency with NX 10

  • A basic knowledge of thermal and structural analysis and circuit card design

  • Proficient with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Experience with mechanical and/or electromechanical systems used to test hardware for use in military applications

  • Experience with material handling equipment such as fork trucks, hand carts, rigging, indoor bridge cranes, and man-lifts

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.