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Integration Design Engineer/Principal Integration Design Engineer

Requisition ID: R10077166

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Innovation Systems is currently seeking a Mechanical Design / Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to provide talent to our NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Integration Design Engineering team in our Promontory, UT offices.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Design Engineer is responsible for providing Integration Design Engineering for the SLS Booster, Forward Skirt, Frustum, and Systems Tunnel assemblies.  Primary responsibilities include creating and revising engineering drawings, specification, test plans, and reports.  The engineer will also provide design engineering services on Procurement Control Documents (PCD), Interface Control Documents (ICD), bracketry design, electrical harness routing, tolerance stack-up analysis, manufacturing support, and performing peer reviews.  Perform booster level integration tasks of pyrotechnics and range safety system, avionics integration, faying surface close outs, Thermal Protection Systems (TPS), paint and bolted joint designs. 

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications below

Job Duties: 

  • Integrates using 3D NX models, mechanical & assembly drawings, and specifications in accordance with company standards

  • Support mechanical, electrical, and pyrotechnic integration design across the SLS Booster

  • Support Material Review Board (MRB) and booster build in Florida

  • Prepare test & instrumentation drawings, test plans, reports, and perform tolerance analysis

  • Prepare trade studies and milestone review presentations

  • Prepare ICD, NxN interaction matrices and Interface Summary Sheets

  • Prepare requirement specifications and provide verification reporting.

  • Perform preliminary structural analysis  

Experience Requirements:  

  • Candidate must have a minimum of a BS in Mechanical Engineering with 2 years of engineering design experience or 0 years with a MS

  • Position can be filled one level higher, BS and 5 years or MS and 3 years of experience

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable and demonstrated experience with NX modeling or similar experience with large (500+ parts) assemblies

  • Solid design engineering skill set

  • Skilled verbal and written communicator with integration design experience

  • Design / development experience

  • Solid modeling experience (NX is preferred)

  • Knowledge of loads and environment analysis

  • Structural analysis experience

  • Experience with manufacturing processes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and proven ability to integrate with other disciplines

  • Drafting, drawing preparation, and GD&T skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture

Education/Certifications

  • BS/MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field required.


Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.