Model-Based Engineering (MBE) CAD/PLM Tools Engineer (level 3/4)Melbourne, FL

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Aeronautics Systems Sector has an opening for a Principal Model-Based Engineering (MBE) CAD/PLM Tools Engineer (level 3) or Sr. Principal Model-Based Engineering (MBE) CAD/PLM Tools Engineer (level 4) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Vehicle Engineering team in Melbourne, FL .

(Please note: This position is related to engineering software tools (i.e. CAD, PLM, etc.) and not manufacturing hardware tools)

Job Summary:

The MBE Tools Engineer leverages prior engineering design/analysis experience to support Model-based Analysis (MBA), Model-based Design (MBD), Model-based Manufacturing (MBM), and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) initiatives related to engineering tools development. The candidate shall work independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of Engineering Tools and exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of the assignment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maturation of digital thread between engineering and manufacturing

  • Engineering CAD/PLM tools development and maturation of requirements

  • Documentation of engineering use cases

  • Validation and testing of CAD/PLM tool functionality

  • Creation of training/best practice documentation

  • Provide subject matter expert (SME) user support

  • Develop/update sector processes for CAD/PLM

This role may be filled as a Principal Engineer (level 3) or Senior Principal Engineer (level 4) based on the qualifications outlined below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal: Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline and 5 years of related experience; OR Master of Science (MS) degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. in a STEM discipline with 0 years of experience

  • Sr Principal: Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline and 9 years of related experience; OR Master of Science (MS) degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. in a STEM discipline with 4 years of experience

  • Experience in design, analysis and/or engineering tools development

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance prior to the commencement of employment

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, in-scope DoD Secret (or higher) clearance (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)

  • Experience working in an aerospace design environment with emphasis in the following disciplines: Structural Design/Analysis, Subsystems Design/Analysis, Electrical/Mechanical Routing, or Mechanism Design/Analysis

  • Experience working with Teamcenter and NX (or equivalent PDM/PLM and CAD/CAE applications)

  • Experience working in the context of an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Communicates effectively and clearly presents technical approaches and recommendations

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Salary Range: $84,200 - $126,400

Salary Range 2: $104,400 - $156,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.