GBSD Senior Principal System Engineer Architect - Propulsion Design, Analysis and Test
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Senior Principal System
Engineer/Architect to join the Fight System Team. This position
will be located in Huntsville, AL and support the Ground Based
Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD
What You'll Get To Do:
The selected candidate will assist an experienced team of
mechanical engineers in the design, analysis, manufacture and test
of Post boost missile propulsion systems.
Essential Functions include:
Developing Post Boost Propulsion system architecture
System and component level analyses of complex fluid thermal
Component engineering and testing
Component and propulsion system manufacturing and test
Propulsion flight operations
Research, analysis, system design and development of missile
propulsion systems, flight hardware procurement, and technical
oversight with suppliers and interfacing with customers.
Applying research to the design, development, and testing of
mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls,
engines, and/or machines.
Supporting testing and flight operations as well as authoring
procedures and other engineering instructions for test or operating
engineers or customer use.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are
eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts
This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule
allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday
to take every other Friday off.
Bachelor's Degree in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
or related area (Degrees in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering
highly preferred) and 9+ years of experience, Master's Degree and
7+ years of experience.
Ability to obtain government clearance.
Relevant course work and experience in fluid mechanics,
compressible flow and/or thermodynamics of propulsion systems.
Experience with industry standard fluid/ thermal and/or mechanical
analysis software, design standards and/or documentation related to
propulsion system or subsystem design.
Experience with MATLAB or similar engineering tools.
Direct experience with designing liquid propulsion systems or fluid
systems including review of relevant analysis, manufacturing
drawings, authoring test procedures or hands on pressure or hot
fire, engine test support.
Current or active Secret or higher highly preferred
Masters' Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
Experience leading spacecraft liquid propulsion testing
Experience leading hardware procurement/supply chain operations
Possesses strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and
written communication skills
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. Associated topics:
performance test, process, qa, quality assurance analyst, quality
assurance engineer, quality assurance lead, software quality, test,
test engineer, tester
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