Cryogenic Thermal Mechanical Engineer/Principal Cryogenic Thermal Mechanical Engineer
Requisition ID: R10016845Category: EngineeringLocation: Linthicum - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: PolygraphTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: Days (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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 "A cents € 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Solutions is working to develop next generation high performance computing systems to meet the mission demands of the NGMS Networked Information Solutions (NIS) business. Superconducting electronics forms the core of our technology, with a focus on energy-efficient computation including our patented superconducting digital logic technology, Reciprocal Quantum Logic (RQL). On a gate for gate basis, RQL consumes orders of magnitude less power than CMOS while running at significantly higher clock speeds. Qualified individuals will join our team in mission to transform computing beyond Moore's Law, advancing development of computer architecture, processing/memory subsystems, and large scale high performance computing systems. You'll work in a fast-paced team environment alongside physicists, design engineers, and superconducting semiconductor foundry engineers to make these processing solutions a reality. The Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions (CIMS) Advanced Capabilities sector is seeking a Cryogenic Thermal Mechanical Engineer/Principal Cryogenic Thermal Mechanical Engineer with experience in cryogenics thermal engineering to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified cryogenics thermal engineer researches and implements new thermal management technologies, develops analytical models to predict thermal performance of cryogenic systems, and designs, develops, and performs testing on thermal systems operating in the cryogenic realm. The ideal engineer will have experience in developing detailed thermal models, interfacing with hardware designed for cryogenic systems (including dewars and refrigerators), and have some mechanical design experience. This position focuses on developing hardware and testing facilities designed to be cooled with liquid helium. Knowledge of liquid helium operations is a plus. Knowledge of thermal analysis software (COMSOL, IcePak, Sinda/Fluint) or similar platforms is preferred. The ability to work with an integrated product team of diverse engineers is necessary. The ability to follow, improve, and develop cryogenic thermal engineering processes is desirable. Knowledge of cryogenic safety systems is a plus.This position is located in Linthicum, MD and work onsite is required.This is a dual band requisition and may be filled as a Cryogenic Thermal Mechanical Engineer or a Principal Cryogenic Thermal Mechanical Engineer. The qualifications for both are listed below.Basic Qualifications for a Cryogenic Thermal Mechanical Engineer:Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field, specializing in thermodynamics and heat transfer, with 2 or more years of cryogenic experience or a MS Degree with 0 years of experience.Hands on experience handling liquid heliumComputer skills in thermal analytical toolsExcellent communication skills and the ability to work in an interactive group environment are essentialAn active TS/SCI with CI Poly clearancePreferred Qualifications:A Master or PhD degree in one or more of the fields mentioned above - Working knowledge of ADRs and Dilution Refrigeration - Electronics cooling experienceDesign and analysis experience with superconducting circuitryCAD/CAM experienceBasic Qualifications for Principal Cryogenic Thermal Mechanical Engineer:Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, or related field, specializing in thermodynamics, with 5 or more years of cryogenic experience, a MS Degree with 3 years of experience or a Ph. D with 0 years of experience. - Hands on experience handling liquid heliumComputer skills in thermal analytical toolsExcellent communication skills and the ability to work in an interactive group environment are essentialAn active TS/SCI with CI Poly clearancePreferred Qualifications:A Master or PhD degree in one or more of the fields mentioned above - Working knowledge of ADRs and Dilution Refrigeration - Electronics cooling experienceDesign and analysis experience with superconducting circuitryCAD/CAM experience"Salary Range: 70896 - 106344Salary Range 2: 87780 - 131670Employees 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.