Propulsion Engineer/ Principal Propulsion Engineer
Requisition ID: R10121975
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Corinne, Utah, United States of America | Magna, Utah, United States of America+ 1 more
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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: 2
Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Propulsion Division has an opening for a Propulsion Engineer/ Principal Propulsion Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Brigham City, UT or Magna, UT.
Successful candidates will become subject matter experts for their assigned launch vehicle ordnance system component. Engineers will manage requirements, design, qualification, and test/verification activities for their hardware. Department engineers will be the primary technical contact and interface for both suppliers and our customer(s).
A candidate well qualified for this position should have the following demonstrated skills and experience:
Understanding of project engineering and project management fundamentals, earned value management, proposals, work break down structures, statements of work, contract fundamentals, and government contracting
Ability and skills to work in cross functional project teams
Knowledge of systems engineering, requirements definition, requirements flow, interface management, and requirements verification.
A thorough knowledge of engineering methods, principals, and tools in common use in the aerospace & defense industry today.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Experience working in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a related field in CAD/PAD, Military Ordnance, or Launch Vehicle energetic devices - design, development, & qualification:
Booster Separation Bolts
FCDCA, FCDCM, FCDCI
CDF, CDFI, CDFM
Electro Explosive Devices (EED)
Initiators and Detonators
Shape Charges (LSC & Conical)
Pyrotechnic Time Delays
Pin Pullers & Pin Pushers
Lanyard Pull Initiators
Space Release Mechanisms (energetic & non-energetic)
Military Aircraft CAD/PAD devices
Rocket Motor Ignition Safe & Arm Devices
Vehicle Staging & Separation Mechanisms (Frangible Joints, LSC)
Experience in many aspects of aerospace design development processes including design, analysis, testing and integration
Shock Testing (Pyro, Shaker, MIPS)
Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI)
HERO (Hazard of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance) testing
Assembling test plans and detailed schedules to accomplish an engineering effort
Product testing or validation testing, preferably system level tests demonstrating interaction between subsystems or major elements
Participation in developing formal interfaces between parts of a system
Familiarity of requirement sets and system architectural approach necessary for spaceflight systems (ordnance, high reliability electronics, thrust vector control, flight safety systems)
Preferred experience includes direct working knowledge of:
USAF, USN, DoD, NASA
Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, United Launch Alliance, Space X, Airbus, Thales
Ordnance Industry suppliers
Goodrich, Collins Aerospace, Ensign Bickford Aerospace & Defense, Pacific Scientific, Chemring Energetic Devices, Nammo- Tally
Ordnance testing providers:
Dayton T Brown
Basic Qualifications for a Principal Propulsion Engineer, Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ aerospace / ordnance engineering experience, or 0 years with a MS
Position can be filled one level higher, Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ aerospace / ordnance engineering experience, or 3 years with a MS
Proficient with Microsoft suite
Ability to obtain ATF employee possessor status
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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.