Engineer Mechanisms (Space/Satellite)
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. We are seeking a Space Mechanical Engineer to join our team located in Beltsville, Maryland. The Engineer will be involved in the development of space mechanisms such as robotic tools, fluid couplings, instrument mechanisms and spacecraft deployables, and / or spacecraft and instrument structures and ground support equipment. They will work on requirements and concept development, detailed design and perform hands-on prototype evaluation in the lab. The engineer will create work instructions and support assembly and test of flight hardware. They will present their designs to NG stakeholders and customers in design reviews, and support the integration of their hardware into instruments and spacecraft. Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: Medical, Dental & Vision coverage 401k Educational Assistance Life Insurance Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions Paid Time Off Health & Wellness Resources Employee Discounts Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more Link: Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. Experience with component design and assembly management using 3D CAD software. Experience with common methods for the analysis of mechanical components and structures. Familiarity with commonly used materials (metallic and composite), processes, fasteners, mechanical components (actuators, bearings, gears etc.), connectors, wiring, etc. Familiarity with common additive and conventional metallic and composite manufacturing processes. Experience with the assembly and test of mechanical and / or electro-mechanical devices. Preferred Qualifications: MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline Experience with the development, integration and test of space flight mechanisms, structures and / or optomechancial devices. Experience with CREO Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using NASTRAN and FEMAP software. Proficiency with ASME Y14.5 geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). Experience with the generation of work orders, assembly procedures and test plans for mechanical and electro-mechanical hardware integration and test (functional, vibration, thermal/vacuum etc.). Ability to work under compressed development schedules. Ability to obtain DOD Secret or higher security clearance. 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. US Citizenship is required for most positions.