Structural Analysis Engineer
Requisition ID: R10130125
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America
- 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
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Structural Analysis Engineer in any of the following areas:
- Composite Analysis
- Fatigue/Durability & Damage Tolerance of Metals
- Structural Testing
- Tooling Structural Analysis
- Production Material Review Board (MRB) Analysis Support
You will join a team providing stress analysis to support new product designs and production of both metallic and composite aircraft structures. The projects within our scope offer opportunities for team leadership, project management, and diverse technical assignments.
Our Aerospace Structures Business Unit (ASBU) team works to develop the latest composite structures for military/commercial aircraft and space launch structures and are leaders in next-generation structure development.
We enjoy a diverse range of assignments and collaborate with the larger Northrop Grumman team to provide innovative solutions for complex and exciting problems. Would you like to work on the cutting edge of aerospace? Come join our team!
- Develop solutions to structural analysis problems for aircraft platforms involving composite laminates, metallics, sandwich structure, and large bonded and bolted assemblies
- Support trade study designs, new project initiatives, airframe sizing, Independent Research & Development projects, and structural testing activities
- Support material review board (MRB) activity for non-conforming parts and provide structural recommendations to substantiate dispositions
- Perform structural analysis using classical methods, commercial tools, and in-house codes for multidisciplinary technical problems
- Understand the methods of analyzing composite structure and overall requirements for certification
- Build, analyze, and post-process Finite Element Models (FEMs) using Femap, Simcenter NX, and Nastran
- Document structural analysis methods, margins, and implementation in final reports and propose new methods depending on the needs of the project
We work a 9/80 work week, which gives us every other Friday off to pursue our passions outside the office. Northrop Grumman offers a full suite of benefits to our employees and are regularly voted among the top companies for work/life balance.
Our Clearfield, Utah location is located adjacent to Hill Air Force Base between Ogden and Salt Lake City and is surrounded by the beautiful Wasatch Mountains which provide numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. Do you enjoy skiing, climbing, hiking, or biking? Picture yourself in Utah!
Basic Qualifications for Structural Analysis Engineer:
- Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 2 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field and 0 years of related engineering experience.
- Experience related to performing static structural analysis of composite or metallic parts for primary aircraft structure
- Experience in finite element analysis theory and application using industry standard structural analysis software such as Nastran, Femap, or NX Simcenter
- Experience in writing technical reports and communicating data in a clear and concise manner
- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance. This clearance must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
- Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP). This SAP must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering
- Experience with any of the following software packages: Simcenter NX, AFGROW, Abaqus CAE, Femap, Nastran
- Previous participation on an aircraft development program performing Structural Analysis
- Experience in structural test planning, analysis support, and post-test data reduction
- Experience supporting material review board (MRB) non-conformance dispositions
- Experience using programming to script new methods for structural calculations using Python, MATLAB, or Visual Basic
- Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
Did you know?
Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.