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Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking an Principal Mechanical Engineer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for support on projects associated with the design and development of communication, navigation, radar, avionics, power and/or electrical systems architecture, components, circuits, and products or aircraft maintenance. The employee will research, develop, design, and test electrical components, equipment, systems, and products for defense systems or commercial purposes.
This engineer will support the Lead Engineer in execution of various program activities, to include program reviews, test procedure, report, and control plan development and review, requirements management, automated test software development, test execution and witnessing, and hardware selection and specification development.
Analyze complex systems and precision electro-mechanical assemblies through simulation or analysis in order to recommend component substitutions or re-design solutions to ensure the integrity of the platform configuration, system safety, and performance specifications.
Identify, analyze, and solve obsolescence issues.
Access, interpret, and recommend changes to engineering drawings.
Establish design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules.
Identify program problems and assist in the establishing of solutions, such as allocation of resources, improved processes, or changing contractual specifications.
Act independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of programs.
Support process improvement and establishment.
Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
Generates reports and presents to Government counterparts, defense contractors, and other cross-functional organizations
Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy
Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of engineering experience, OR Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of engineering experience, OR PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 0 years of engineering experience.
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) secret security clearance.
Ability to obtain/maintain base access to Tinker AFB.
Experience with aerospace systems
Experience with Air Force customers and aerospace industry and military standards
Active DoD Secret Security Clearance (or higher)
Experience with test planning at the equipment and system level
Experience with RCM or Maintenance task evaluation
Experience with nuclear hardened systems
Experience with DOORS and general requirements management best practices
Experience conducting analysis of mechanical components and structures within aircraft maintenance programs, determining effectiveness and creating written recommendations for increasing efficiency and effectiveness
Salary Range: $77,700 - $116,500
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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