Los Angeles, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Thermal Analysis Mechanical Engineer based out of Woodland Hills, CA. As a Thermal Analysis Mechanical Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You'll get to Do:
  • Thermal and structural analysis (FEA) for inertial navigation systems and/or mission computers, including support for existing product lines
  • Produce engineering documentation and technical reports/analyses to support design, integration, and testing efforts
  • Support for root cause analysis and quick resolution of manufacturing line stops and other critical production activities
  • Collaborative work with other engineering organizations, program management, factory operations, global supply chain and Mission Assurance
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

WOODLANDHILLS

Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Thermal Analysis Mechanical Engineer:
  • Candidate must have a strong thermal and structural analysis (FEA) background with demonstrated work experience and knowledge
  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Physics and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Physics and 5 years of relevant experience, or a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Physics and 0 years experience.
  • Experience with Ansys analysis tools
  • Good presentation and writing/communication skills
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain Secret clearance
Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Thermal Analysis Mechanical Engineer:
  • Candidate must have a strong thermal and structural analysis (FEA) background with demonstrated work experience and knowledge
  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Physics and a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience, a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Physics and 7 years of relevant experience, or a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Physics and 4 years experience.
  • Experience with Ansys analysis tools
  • Good presentation and writing/communication skills
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain Secret clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with COSMOS/M and SolidWorks Simulation for structural and thermal analysis
  • Experience with mechanical CAD software (SolidWorks preferred)
  • High degree of creativity and ability to solve a wide range of difficult problems
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn, experience working in a team environment
  • Candidate should be able to listen effectively, take direction, and possess initiative to accomplish assigned tasks and complete work in a timely fashion
What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan
Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
Additional benefits
Education Assistance
Training and Development
9/80 Schedule at Many Sites

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Los Angeles, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

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