Principal/Sr. Principal Aerothermal /Blade Design Engineer

Aerospace, Analysis, Assembly, Data Analysis, Development, Fluid System Analysis, Fortran, HTTP, Matlab, Mechanical, MS Office, Testing, Unix
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal/Sr. Principal Aerothermal /Blade Design Engineer with thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow knowledge to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Sunnyvale, California.

What You'll get to Do:

Our Sunnyvale site specializes in the development, manufacture, assembly and testing of propulsion and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines. The candidate selected will apply his/her skills to support current and future Navy Power & Propulsion Turbomachinery development. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop conceptual designs of Aerothermal systems that employ thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow knowledge and innovative technical approaches
  • Perform thermal-fluid system analysis and predict its performance using both commercial and in-house codes; conduct prototype tests and test data analysis
  • Apply practical experience and professional insight to determine the optimal solutions based on performance, risk, cost, etc.
  • Work independently on thermal/fluid design projects and provide support for manufacturers and customers
  • Present results to peers and customers in design reviews
  • Defining, developing and implementing related R&D projects.


Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

This is a dual level requisition

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Principal Aerothermal /Blade Design Engineer

Bachelor's degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline with 5 years' experience; Master's degree with 3 years' experience

Sr. Principal Aerothermal /Blade Design Engineer

Bachelor's degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline with 9 years' experience; Master's degree with 7 years' experience

  • Over 5 years of experience in engineering analysis and product development
  • Deep understanding of thermodynamics, fluid flow & heat transfer as well as engineering design practices
  • Proficiency with an engineering coding language (e.g. Matlab, C or fortran), MS Office and UNIX based workstations
  • Must have Gas or Steam Turbine experience
  • Must be able to obtain a Secretsecurity clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Master's degree or higher in Aerospace, Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

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.
Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 19001843
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