Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical 2 in Palmdale, California

The Systems Integration, Test and Evaluation Organization (SIT&E) is looking for an Instrumentation Engineer2 to join their growing and diverse team. SIT&E is responsible for the testing of spacecraft and manned / autonomous aircraft. This position requires experience with airborne instrumentation and data systems including measurement techniques with various sensor devices, data system programming and calibration, troubleshooting and data analysis/management. Testing includes: Ground and Flight Test, Thermal, Dynamics, Static and Structural testing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing, developing and implementing testing methods and equipment in multiple tests

  • Gather test requirements and developing test plans.

  • Plans and arranges labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices

  • Compiles and analyzes data (temperature, pressures, speed, horsepower, fuel consumption, etc.)and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements

  • Responsible for development and execution of small-scale and specialty tests as required

  • Analyze hardware configuration and processing solutions

  • Test hardware conformance to specifications

  • Generate 2D/3D layouts of mechanical support equipment

The successful candidate may be required to travel to other Northrop or customer facilities as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM with minimum of 2 years of experience in airborne instrumentation and data system applications OR Masters Degree in STEM in lieu of work experience.

  • Current Active (DoD) Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with military aircraft hardware installation design standards.

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