We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Mechanical Engineer for our Special Programs business unit in East Hartford, Connecticut.
AOA Xinetics (AOX) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a large and reputable player in the Aerospace and Defense industries. AOX is a leader in developing challenging, mission critical electro-optical and opto-mechanical systems. We design, manufacture and service optical & photonic solutions world-wide for both the industrial and government markets.
As part of Northrop Grumman, our 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. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look 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. 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. This Engineer must have a thorough understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles, theories, and concepts, along with a basic understanding of the other engineering disciplines.
Responsibilities include providing solutions to a variety of complex technical problems as assigned. Tasks will include conceiving technical solutions, creating system models, determining and performing required analysis, including FEA, detail and assembly drawings, including parts lists, in accordance with ANSI and in house drawing standards, coordinate with Purchasing to expedite the delivery of system components, hands-on prototype assembly and writing assembly specifications.
The successful candidate must work well independently as well as in a team environment with minimal supervision. S/he may also be expected to lead/direct a team of junior engineers to meet the needs of the program(s).
BS in Mechanical Engineering
Minimum of 8 years experience in mechanical engineering field
Current TS clearance
Hands-on skills for assembly and testing of designs
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Good written communication skills
MS in Mechanical Engineering
10 yrs experience in mechanical engineering field
Experience using SolidWorks
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.
Internal Number: 18014166
About Adaptive Optics-Xinetics/Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman's AOA Xinetics (AOX) is a leader in developing challenging, mission critical electro-optical and opto-mechanical systems. We design, develop, manufacture and service systems world-wide for government, industrial and commercial customers. We thrive on solving our customer's problems, especially where others have failed.