Principal Propulsion Design Engineer
Requisition ID: R10130065
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Corinne, Utah, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems – Propulsion Division is currently seeking an experienced Principal Propulsion Design Engineer to provide leadership and talent to our Systems Integration and Test Design team at our Promontory, UT office.
Role description & Responsibilities:
The Design Engineer is responsible for providing Integration Design Engineering over Rocket Motor Assembly, Igniter Design, Raceway Design, Thrust Vector Control Integration, Secondary Structures, and Mass Properties. The design engineer will also provide design engineering services on commercial rocket motor assembly projects, perform systems engineering tasks related to interface control on piece part designs, lead multi-discipline design teams, and perform peer reviews. Perform vehicle level integration tasks on pyro and range safety system, avionics integration, electrical cables and connectors, bonded attachments, and bolted designs.
Prepare 3D NX models, mechanical & assembly drawings, and specifications in accordance with company standards
Support mechanical & integration design on Commercial and IR&D Projects
Prepare test & instrumentation drawings, test plans, reports, and perform tolerance analysis
Prepare trades studies and milestone review presentations
Prepare ICD, N2 Interaction matrices and Interface Summary Sheets
Prepare requirement specifications and provide verification reporting
Perform structural analysis on secondary structures bracket designs
Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of engineering design experience with BS or 3 years with MS.
Knowledgeable and demonstrated experience with NX modeling
Systems engineering and integration experience
Structural Analysis experience
Mechanical Design and Assembly
Skills & Qualifications:
Solid modeling experience (NX is preferred)
Broad understanding of ballistics and grain design
Strong knowledge of loads and environment analysis
Structural Analysis experience
Experience with manufacturing processes
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Drafting and drawing preparation skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering (aerospace, chemical, electrical, mechanical, material sciences engineering) required with 5 years of experience or MS with 3 years of experience.
Mechanical Engineering degree is preferred (BSME), MSME ideal.
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.