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Design Checking Engineer

Requisition ID: R10098399

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Annapolis, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 4

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is currently recruiting for a Design Checking Engineer to join our team at the Annapolis, MD location.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in learning Model Based Definition (MBD) in NX and working knowledge Teamcenter in the Design Support group and eventually transferring into a Mechanical Engineering role.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Create accurate 3D CAD models and engineering drawings of mechanical, electro-mechanical components and assemblies in NX IAW ASME Y14.100 Engineering Drawing Practices, ASME Y14.5, Dimensioning and Tolerancing, ASME Y14.41, Digital Product Definition Data Practices, IAW Northrup Grumman Principles and Operating Practices.
  • Interface with multi-disciplined engineering review team to assure customer satisfaction of the design.
  • Ensure Engineering documents accuracy and clarity, including drawing completeness to ensure the documentation received is satisfactory.
  • Review engineering drawings and designs for accuracy, manufacturability, and assembly.
  • Support continuous mechanical design process improvement.
  • Interest/background in mechanical/machine design.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years relevant Experience; 0 Years with Masters; an additional 4 years of experience is required in lieu of a degree.
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Poly security clearance. Clearance not required to start.
  • Experience with Siemens NX or Solid works.
  • Understanding of NX IAW ASME Y14.100

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active TS/SCI with Poly security clearance
  • Siemens NX, Creo, CATIA or Solid works.
  • Teamcenter, Enovia, or Windchill
  • Understand/monitor cost and schedule.
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplish them simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

This is an onsite opportunity with the option of a 9/80 or 4/10 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. The 4/10 schedule allows employees to work four ten-hour days Monday through Thursday and take off every Friday.


Salary Range: $67,000 USD - $100,400 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

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 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.