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Principal Engineer Mechanical (Space/Satellite Systems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10008484

Category: EngineeringLocation: Gilbert - AZ, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

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.
General Test and Launch Site Operations SupportPrincipal Mechanical Engineer, Spacecraft (S/C) pneumatics test lead, launch operations propellant loading support/lead, GSE design/maintenance, some travel requiredBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or STEM related field with emphasis in at least two of the following;
  • Requisite background in testing bipropellant and monopropellant propulsion systems with operating pressures from 100 - 6000 psia pressures.
  • Requisite background in hypergol propellant loading operations including N2O4 oxidizers and hydrazine and/or derivatives including generating propellant loading operations procedures and maintaining same GSE.
  • Experience testing and generating pneumatic test procedures and operating pneumatic test panels Experience testing and generating hypergol propellant loading operations procedures and operating same GSE
    • U.S. citizen
    • Experience working with launch site range safety requirements as the direct point of contact
    • Ability to prepare and review technical presentations using MS office products.
    • Ability to obtain US passport
    • Ability to work weekends as neededPreferred Qualifications
      • Experience designing and building GSE related to pneumatics test and/or propellant loading operations
      • Working knowledge/ experience with launch site facility safety standards and operational requirements
      • Experience with launch vehicle pneumatic or hydraulic test operations

        Salary Range: 79400 - 119200

        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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Gilbert , Principal Engineer Mechanical (Space/Satellite Systems), Other , Gilbert, Arizona

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