Requisition ID: R10088177
Location: Palmdale, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has multiple openings for Principal Structural Analysis or Senior Principal Structural Analysis Engineers to join our team of qualified diverse individuals. In Vehicle Engineering, we develop manned and unmanned aircraft platforms for all of the programs in the Aeronautics Systems Sector
These positions will be located in Palmdale, CA and have the possibility to work multiple shifts:
9/80 work scheduled (week 1, Monday – Friday, week 2, Monday – Thursday Friday off)
Monday – Thursday on a 4 day – 10 hours/day schedule. Alternate hours or shifts may be discussed
Friday, Saturday, Sunday on a 3 day – 10 hours/day schedule (you will be paid for a 40-hour work week). Alternate hours or shifts may be discussed
We are looking for Engineers who might have specific structural engineering specialties which may include dynamics and loads, stability and stress fatigue and thermal analysis. Your day-to-day activities will be to analyze, research and develop structural engineering analysis packages involving metals, non-metallic or composite structural materials for product design, or operation of product. This might include structures, mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronics, power plant, armament, heating and ventilating, equipment and maintenance designs. You will analyze damage tolerance, durability, design allowables and structural modeling.
Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering and 5 – 15 years of experience with a background in structural analysis (Masters degree may count towards an additional 2 years of experience)
Experience in Structural Analysis Methods and documentation, including hand-sheet analysis, as well as the development and manipulation of large Finite Element Models.
Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.
Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace structural analysis experience using NASTRAN, PATRAN, or FEMAP.
Experience in Bonded Composite Structural Analysis of primary and secondary aircraft structures
Experience with analysis of composite and/or metallic structure and repair methods
Experience in structural testing (building block or full-scale test)
Experience as a Lead Engineer managing a small group of analysts
Analysis experience in a MRB role
Experience working on Special Access Programs
Experience working on military aircraft
Experience with durability and damage tolerance (DaDT) of aircraft structures
Salary Range: $104,600 USD – $157,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $129,700 USD – $194,500 USD
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.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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