Northrop Grumman Aerothermal Engineer 3 in Sunnyvale, California

Aerothermal Engineer 3

Requisition ID: 18005763

Location(s): United States-California-Sunnyvale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human : the lives our technologies protects . It’s the value of innovation that makes a difference today and tomorrow. Here you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful; where employees share experience, insights, perspectives and creative solutions through integrated product & cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups. From engineering and manufacturing, to operations and business development, Northrop Grumman’s Sunnyvale location offers the opportunity to serve national security and impact the lives of Americans all over the globe from the landscape of Northern California. Don’t just build a career, build a life at Northrop Grumman Sunnyvale.

Northrop Grumman is seeking an Aerothermal Engineer 3 with thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow knowledge to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Sunnyvale, California. Our Sunnyvale site specializes in the development, manufacture, assembly and testing of propulsion and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines. The candidate selected will apply his/her skills to support current and future Navy Power & Propulsion Turbomachinery development. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop conceptual designs of Aerothermal systems that employ thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow knowledge and innovative technical approaches

  • Perform thermal-fluid system analysis and predict its performance using both commercial and in-house codes; conduct prototype tests and test data analysis

  • Apply practical experience and professional insight to determine the optimal solutions based on performance, risk, cost, etc.

  • Work independently on thermal/fluid design projects and provide support for manufacturers and customers

  • Present results to peers and customers in design reviews

  • Defining, developing and implementing related R&D projects.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline with 5 years experience; Masters degree with 3 years experience

  • Over 5 years of experience in engineering analysis and product development

  • Deep understanding of thermodynamics, fluid flow & heat transfer as well as engineering design practices

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in an interactive group environment

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline

  • Proficiency with an engineering coding language (e.g. Matlab, C or fortran), MS Office and UNIX based workstations

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.

Title: Aerothermal Engineer 3

Location: California-Sunnyvale

Requisition ID: 18005763