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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Engineer Electromechanical in El Segundo, California

Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP). As a part of the NGSP Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it's work that makes a difference. 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. Join us and launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Guidance Computer Emulator Product Engineer. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA and transition to Roy, UT in the 4th quarter of 2021. This position will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

Job Description:

NG Space Systems has an opening for a Unit Product Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The individual in this role will serve as the focal point for the mechanical packaging design of the Guidance Computer Emulator Unit (GCEU). The GCEU is a COTS-based hardware emulation of the GBSD Aerospace Vehicle (AVE) flight Guidance Computer used in various laboratory testbed applications for early system and software Integration & Test activities. The GBSD Guidance Computer contains digital processing, digital I/O, and analog actuator/power I/O electronics functions. Responsibilities include:

• Mechanical design and analysis using computer-aided design (CAD)

• Conducting packaging trades

• Tolerance and interference analyses

• Generating drawing packages and associated electronic data

• Supporting the fabrication, assembly, and test of the hardware

This position reports directly to the Guidance Computer Emulator Responsible Design Engineer (RDE).

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 5 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment, or a Master's of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 5 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment; 0 years with a PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • 3D CAD and mechanical design experience

  • Experience leading or supporting a team of at least 5 employees

  • Experience working with different partners across organizations and programs

  • Proficiency in performing tolerance and interference analyses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with electronic packaging and/or mechanical design for High Reliability, Rad Hard space and missile applications

  • Experience with electronics design development and sustainment spanning the full life cycle

  • Experience with Siemens NX and Teamcenter

  • Experience with or knowledge of analytical and finite element modeling (FEM) tools

  • Proficiency with electrical design, electronics manufacturing processes, and qualification activities

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering