- Master's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Doctoral Degree
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Rocket Thruster Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Manhattan, CA.
The position involves working in the Chemistry Laboratories group that performs chemical analyses to assist in resolving manufacturing, development, research, and technology issues for Northrop Grumman Corporation. The successful Rocket Thruster Test Engineer will be capable and comfortable working independently, proactively, and collaboratively. The successful candidate will have the skills to evaluate and apply analytical chemistry techniques to solve a broad range of engineering problems associated with specific programs or research projects. The candidate should also have hands-on experience with thermal analysis instrumentation (TMA, TGA, DSC, rheology, etc.). This individual must have effective social skills, data reduction and analysis, and technical writing ability to interface with a variety of disciplines. The successful candidate will be required to develop an internal customer base for the basis of their ongoing tasks.
Capable of evaluating internal customers technical problems
Perform rocket thruster testing as needed
Develop and executing an experimental approach
Effectively communicate the results to their customer
Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field
5 years of rocket thruster testing experience OR Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field and 3 years of rocket thruster testing experience
Experience with technical hands-on hardware engineering skills
Experience with data interpretation knowledge associated with rocket thruster testing
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
Doctorate of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution with rocket thruster testing familiarity
Experience with hydrazine and/or monomethyl hydrazine rocket fuels and associated rocket thruster testing
Active in-scope secret and/or SCI security clearance
Rapid prototyping and machine tool experience
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