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Mechanical Engineer (Active TS clearance Required)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 21014095

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: East Hartford - CT, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions 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 - 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.AOA Xinetics (AOX), a wholly-owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Venture, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications.Overview:Reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Engineer will perform design and analysis for opto-mechanical systems, tooling, and test equipment, designing hardware that satisfies system requirements, documenting design approaches, detailing parts and assembly drawings to support the development, manufacture, and test of optical systems.Role and Responsibilities:
    • Perform mechanical design on multiple projects through all phases of development and manufacturing.
    • Create part and assembly models, detailed drawings and associated parts lists, in accordance with AMSE Y14.5, ASME Y14.100 and AOX drawing standards.
    • Perform analysis of optics, mounting strategies, detailed geometric tolerances, manufacturability, and cost
    • Support transition to production and manufacturing engineering
    • Provide technical solutions to complex problems which require regular use of technical acumen, ingenuity and creativity
    • Perform trade studies, design of experiments, assembly and testing of parts, components, and assemblies
    • Conduct peer reviews of other engineer's work products Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
      • 3+ years of mechanical design, development, analysis and FEA work, internship, co-op and/or education combined experience
      • A thorough understanding of mechanical engineering principles, theories, and applications;
      • Analytical problem solver with strong technical abilities; results and deadline driven; excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills
      • Proficient in MS Office software
      • Intermediate SolidWorks (or equivalent) software skills
      • US Citizenship is a requirement for employment
      • Active Top Secret security clearancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Business or other STEM discipline
      • Experience working with micro or small precision form factor mechanisms; opto-mechanical designs; optical assembly, interferometer and alignment, test equipment and tools
      • Understanding of opto-mechanical design best practices and basic understanding of the other engineering disciplines
      • Familiarity with Finite Element Analysis using NASTRAN, ANSYS or other FEA toolsWorking Environment & Physical Demands:
      • Travel to customer site as required (10%)
      • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of times and light physical effort as requiredSalary Range: 1 - 1Employees 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.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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, East Hartford , Mechanical Engineer (Active TS clearance Required), Engineering , East Hartford, Connecticut

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