Location: Dulles, Virginia
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1
At Northrop Grumman, employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. This work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and an understanding of the universe. Northrup Gruman looks for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. The work 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. Employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer I (Entry Level) to join the Integration and Test Harness team. This position will be located in Dulles, VA.
The selected candidate will perform a variety of operations and procedures related to the manufacturing of cable/harness products. The ideal candidate is expected to:
Provides regular communication with work center management, engineers, and harness leads on the status of technical issues.
Demonstrate general technical knowledge in manufacturing. This includes interpreting complex engineering drawings, schematics, wire list, and diagrams.
Ability to pick up new task and learn quickly including turning complex technical documentation into detailed instructions.
Ability to work with a diverse team, take/build off of constructive feedback, and understudy with an assigned mentor.
Has a proactive attitude that does not need to be micromanaged, and can take direction.
Ability to work inside a clean room environment around delicate flight hardware, including hazardous operations, tight spaces, in a safe and effective manner.
Ensures work is done with completeness, accuracy, and adherence to ISO procedures/company technical standards, in a fast paced environment on a tight schedule.
Ability to have a flexible work schedule with the occasional 3+ week launch campaign trip. Request to work weekend are common to support the dynamic schedules of I&T.
Received an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university majoring in science, technology, engineering, or STEM related degree.
Minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher
Eligible to obtain a U.S. Government Top Secret security clearance (U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite)
Experience with hardware integration (for example: Cable and Harness) and capable on reading drawings, schematics and a wire list.
Experience with Engineering software used for modeling and managing drawings (AutoCAD, Creoview, Windchill, Excel, Matlab)
Proficient in Microsoft Suite Software
Excellent leadership and communication skills
Prior internship or research experience in related field
Minimum overall GPA of 3.50
Relevant coursework in Aerospace
Aptitude for understanding system and subsystem interaction
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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.