Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical 3 / 4 - C2 Integration Design in Huntsville, Alabama

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) has a mid- to senior-level mechanical engineering position open in the Huntsville Hardware Engineering group of the NGMS Central Region Engineering, Science, and Technology (ES&T) matrix.

Position will support one or more projects performing and leading mechanical design engineering for integration of Command and Control systems in support of Department of Defense programs. These projects include anti-artillery systems, air and missile defense components, wheeled and armored vehicles, tactical operations centers, air and missile defense, or security and warning systems, as well as associated activities.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

-- Designing mechanical parts and assemblies to solve difficult technical problems or meet stringent performance requirements. Includes conceptual design, detailed design, 3D CAD modeling, 2D drawing draft/review/release.

-- Developing mechanical or cross-disciplinary specifications for parts, assemblies, or subsystems, preliminary to performing design or letting development to vendors or subcontractors.

-- Leading small to mid-sized design teams focused on developing technical solutions to complex engineering problems.

-- Independently collaborating with and supporting other functional areas on various aspects of product design, including procurement, prototyping, production, testing, or logistics.

-- Performing engineering analyses, such as weight and center of mass, structural, transportability, or thermal; as well as authoring reports documenting them.

-- Development and maintenance of bills of material in support of design, production, proposal, or other business activities.

-- Contributing to proposal efforts through authoring of technical subsections, development of bills of material, production of engineering cost and labor estimates, and other activities.

-- Creating, delivering, and defending engineering briefings to support internal and external design reviews, including to company management and government customer representatives.

-- Coordination, preparation and submittal of contract deliverable reports and technical data packages.

-- On-the-job training and mentoring of junior engineers

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Mechanical Engineer 3 are 5 Years experience with Bachelors in Science STEM degree; 3 Years experience with Masters; 0 Years experience with PhD.

Basic Qualifications for a Mechanical Engineer 4 are 9 Years experience with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years experience with Masters; 4 Years experience with PhD.

-- 5 years design experience using 3D CAD packages

-- Experience drafting and reviewing mechanical drawings to meet published standards

-- Experience using engineering data management systems such as SmarTeam, TeamCenter, or PDM

-- Experience working in a collaborative design team environment

-- Demonstrated ability to design parts, assemblies, and subsystems to meet formal system requirements

-- Demonstrated ability to lead technical teams solving challenging mechanical design problems to meet formal system requirements

-- Self-motivated and able to work productively and independently in a schedule-driven environment with minimal supervision

-- Able to manage and advance multiple assignments at once, while balancing competing demands for time and attention

-- Good verbal and written communications skills

-- Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

-- 7+ years of design experience using 3D CAD, SolidWorks preferred

-- Experience with electronics/payload/C2 integration design for military systems

-- Thorough understanding of the design engineering process in support of defense systems acquisition

-- Experience working with export control requirements on Foreign Military Sales programs

-- Experience in a production/manufacturing environment

-- Experience as a contributing or lead author for proposal technical volumes

-- Expertise in one or more of the following areas: thermal analysis, environmental test & evaluation, model-based design, machining/welding/fabrication/prototyping, mechanical design of electrical power enclosures

-- Active Security Clearance, level Secret or higher

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