Staff Propulsion Engineer - Spacecraft Propulsion Subsystem
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: March 19, 2023
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
CLEARANCE TYPE: None
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
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Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is looking for a Staff Propulsion Engineer - Spacecraft Propulsion Subsystem for the Thermal, Propulsion & Cryocooler Systems (TPCS) Department. The spacecraft propulsion subsystem engineer's primary responsibility is to guide the overall propulsion subsystem from design and analysis to build and delivery. This position will be based out of Redondo Beach, CA.
Spacecraft Propulsion Subsystem Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Leading the architecture and design of the spacecraft propulsion system
Overseeing selection and procurement of fluid components
Performing analyses in fluid mechanics and have the ability to scope, bound, and review analyses in combustion, aerodynamics, thermal, and stress.
Guiding mechanical design and overseeing manufacturing operations and hot-fire testing on flight hardware.
Interfacing with program customers and suppliers
Overseeing testing campaigns
Participating in issue resolution
Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline and 14 years of engineering experience; OR Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 12 years of engineering experience; OR PhD in a STEM discipline and 9 years of engineering experience
Experience with monopropellant or bipropellant spacecraft propulsion systems
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Security Clearance and an SCI Clearance
Active In-Scope DOD Top Secret Security Clearance and/or Active SCI Clearance
Experience developing and verifying requirements for propulsion subsystems
Experience performing propulsion subsystem fluid analyses
Experience leading design reviews with internal and external customers
Experience working with hypergolic propellants
Experience leading teams
Experience managing schedules and performing earned value management
Experience with spacecraft propulsion component hardware procurement and supply chain operations
Experience writing test plans for propulsion subsystem and thruster testing
Salary Range: $156,000.00 - $234,000.00
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.
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US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
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