Northrop Grumman Mechanical Engineer 2 (Thermal) in Dulles, Virginia

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Thermal Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles, VA.

Under direction of a senior thermal engineer the candidate will perform thermal analysis, design, and/or test of one or more company products. Generally this work is derived from preliminary studies developed by higher graded engineers.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze requirements for materials, structural components, or functional systems.

  • Select applicable analytical data from previous products, determining the technical principles involved, mathematically defining the problem, and computing the engineering characteristics consistent with the specifications, design needs and requirements.

  • Release results as design notes after review by higher graded engineer.

  • Develop original ideas and elaborate on preliminary design concepts.

  • Perform trade studies and design thermal analyses, reviewing with applicable supervisor(s) and other technical groups, and performing modifications necessary to achieve the most ideal design.

  • Develop and coordinate the conduct of test programs required to evaluate design work.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • 2 year experience with a Bachelor's Degree (BS) or a Master's Degree

  • Active Top Secret

  • Experience with Thermal Desktop & SINDA or equivalent spacecraft thermal analysis tools.

  • Ability to perform thermal engineering tasks associated with analysis, design, and testing of components, subsystems, and spacecraft.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience Performing Thermal Vacuum Testing

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