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Senior Principal Support Equipment Engineer

Requisition ID: R10050818

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 Aeronautics Systems is looking to add a Senior Principal Support Equipment Engineer to our team in Palmdale, CA or El Segundo, CA!

Position Summary / Responsibilities
Candidates must utilize a Systems Engineering approach to establish Support Equipment functional and performance requirements and advance through the solution concept of development, hardware design, manufacture and test phases. Applicants must be familiar with Computer Aided Design tools (CATIA preferred) and be experienced with detail and assembly level design. 

Applicants will be responsible to ensure that Support Equipment requirements are coordinated with Integrated Product Team members, as well as with subcontractors and using customers. Candidates must be eager to learn, self- motivated and possess excellent interpersonal, and communication skills and also be proficient with the Microsoft Office tool suite.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

General frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform moderately complex professional tasks.

Problem Solving

Provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of increasing scope and complexity as assigned

Discretion/Latitude

Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy. Works under general supervision.

Impact

Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects. Failure to achieve results or inadequate work product should be detected by supervisory oversight but may cause delay in program schedules and allocation of additional resources

Liaison

Primarily internal company contacts. Infrequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in a STEM degree field and a minimum of 9 years’ experience defining requirements and/or designing products; OR a Masters in a STEM degree field with 7 years of experience; OR a PhD in a STEM field with 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Current Active DoD Secret Clearance with periodic review or re-investigation within the last 5 years required to start.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access as required per business requirements. This program access must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering. Knowledge of aircraft maintenance and Support Equipment. Experience with CATIA and be familiar with the TeamCenter release tool. Familiar with hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems. o

Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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.