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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Fuel Systems Engineer in Palmdale, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Fuel Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

Essential Functions:

  • Subject matter expert for a specific fuel subsystem, defining and championing system improvement initiatives as they become necessary, serving as an engineering representative in the supplier management team for all suppliers providing components of the subsystem, performing system analysis as needed to serve specialty engineering needs, defining and documenting changes and revisions to the subsystem, and providing direct response to subsystem needs as they arise from the user, the customer, and/or program leadership.

  • The successful candidate must be able to perform the above, but must also be able to prepare and present effective technical briefs on all of the above for all levels of consumption (i.e. user, customer, program leadership, etc.).

  • The candidate must have experience working with diverse technical teams.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, etc.) and a minimum of 9 years of experience in subsystems architecting and design; or MS degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, etc.) with 7 years of experience; or PhD degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, etc.) with 4 years of experience.

  • Experience with fuel system design and analysis

  • Proficient with typical office toolsets such as Windows OS and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficient at locating and examining technical data from Computer Aided Design and Product Lifecycle Management tools

  • Active in-scope DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain program access prior to onboarding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active in-scope DOD Top Secret Clearance preferred

  • Experience working on Special Access Programs

  • Experience applying Siemens AMESIM, MATLAB/Simulink, or similar analysis tools to fuel subsystems

  • Experience using CATIA V5 to examine 3D models

  • Experience using TeamCenter Engineer and Enterprise to locate and examine technical data

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