Aeronautical Engineer or Principal Aeronautical Engineer

Requisition ID: 21010962

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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! Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation – Marine Systems is seeking an Aerothermal/Blade Design Engineer 3 with thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow knowledge to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Sunnyvale, California. Northrop Grumman Marine Systems specializes in the development, manufacture, assembly and testing of propulsion and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines. The candidate selected will apply his/her skills to support current and future Navy Power & Propulsion Turbomachinery development. Develop conceptual designs of Aerothermal systems that employ thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow knowledge and innovative technical approaches
• Perform thermal-fluid system analysis and predict its performance using both commercial and in-house codes; conduct prototype tests and test data analysis
• Apply practical experience and professional insight to determine the optimal solutions based on performance, risk, cost, etc.
• Work independently on thermal/fluid design projects and provide support for manufacturers and customers
• Present results to peers and customers in design reviews
• Defining, developing and implementing related R&D projects.   NGFeaturedJobs #LI-MS-105

Aerothermal /Blade Design Engineer 2 Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline
• 3-5 years of experience in engineering analysis and product development
• Deep understanding of thermodynamics, fluid flow & heat transfer as well as engineering design practices
• Proficiency with an engineering coding language (e.g. Matlab, C or fortran), MS Office and UNIX based workstations
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in an interactive group environment
• Must be a U.S. citizen to obtain a security clearance. Preferred Qualifications:
• Masters degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline Aerothermal/Blade Design Engineer 3
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline
• Over 5 years of experience in engineering analysis and product development
• Deep understanding of thermodynamics, fluid flow & heat transfer as well as engineering design practices
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in an interactive group environment
• Must be a U.S. citizen to obtain a security clearance Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline
• Proficiency with an engineering coding language (e.g. Matlab, C or fortran), MS Office and UNIX based workstations 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. 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Apply Now
Apply Now

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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.