Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical 4 in El Segundo, 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’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking an Actuation Systems Engineer 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will lead a growing statement of work within the Subsystem RE team in Palmdale, CA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, requirements development, conceptualization and lay-out; design trade-off, actuator integration, and detail design and analysis of Actuation Systems. Assignment will include coordination with the Structures IPT, the Subsystems IPT leader, the customer Technical Integration Team, and suppliers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university

  • Minimum of 9+ years engineering experience.

  • Direct, relevant technical experience, in the mechanisms and actuation systems disciplines

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 12 years of engineering experience

  • Expert knowledge in mechanisms and actuation systems

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Engineering

  • Prior technical and supplier management experience with a track record as a member of a team responsible for integrating air vehicle systems within schedule, labor and material cost requirements is preferred

  • Experience with leading the design, development, and implementation of mechanical actuation subsystems, as well as a working knowledge of complex mechanical/electrical subsystems and integration of subsystems hardware into vehicle systems is desirable

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.