Northrop Grumman Engineer Electromechanical 3 in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems Sector is seeking an Electromechanical Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will lead a growing statement of work within the Space Mechanisms Design Engineering Team in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Space Mechanisms Responsible Design Engineer position provides technical leadership for space actuation systems & mechanism design initiatives with primary technical responsibility for requirements development, conceptualization and layout, design trade-off, feasibility studies and proposals, formulating models for new/modified designs, evaluating complex aspects of mechanism design and integration (electro-mechanics, tribology, precision design/manufacturing, kinematics, modeling and simulation, rapid prototyping), detail design and analysis of mechanical subsystems, and representing the engineering organization in providing solutions to difficult technical challenges associated with mechanical products. This role may require support to suppliers and external partners for technology and business development, proposals, design reviews, procurement activities, and cost/schedule account management, as required.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, organized, independently directed with good problem solving skills, able to perform effectively despite concurrent work tasks and will possess strong communication, leadership, and team building skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical engineering, Aerospace engineering, or related technical discipline required from an ABET accredited university.

  • Minimum of 3 years direct, relevant technical experience with space actuation, space mechanism, and/or space deployable systems required.

  • An active, in-scope SCI security clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years professional engineering experience desirable.

  • Experience with industry standard design tools including CATIA V5, Enovia, AIAA S-114-2005 Mechanical Moving Assemblies and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T) applications is preferred.

  • Experience with the design, development, and implementation of aerospace mechanical systems as well as a working knowledge of complex mechanical subsystems and integration of subsystems hardware into Spacecraft Systems is advantageous.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.