Northrop Grumman Mechanical Engineer 3 in Sunnyvale, California

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 Mission Systems is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to design and develop components and systems for naval propulsion and power generation applications involving turbines, electric motors, gearboxes and generator sets. He/she will be developing new designs from concept through detailed design, manufacture and test phases. Job responsibilities also include supporting manufacturing activities on existing production contracts. Travel will be required to support supplier and customer meetings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledgein mechanical engineering principles, and experience in developing design concepts, performing trades-studies, and conducting supporting evaluations and analyses

  • CAD experience, such as ProE or NX

  • A basic knowledge of ANSI Y14.5 drawing standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or related Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 or more years of engineering experience; Master's degree in Mechanical or related STEM discipline with 3 or more years of engineering experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in rotating machinery

  • Local candidates preferred

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