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Manager Structural Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10063041

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Ocean Springs, Mississippi, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. The Structures team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Structural Engineering Manager.

What You’ll get to Do:

With Northrop Grumman, you will play a critical role in the development of products for the United States Navy. You will work with fellow engineers to solve the toughest challenges in the industry and deliver world-class performance.  Your duties may include:

  • Analyzing, researching and developing structural engineering specifications involving metals, non-metallic or composite structural materials for product design

  • Analyzing product designs for damage tolerance, durability and design allowables in specific structural engineering specialties including dynamics, shock and vibration, operational loads, stability, fatigue, and thermal analysis

  • Maintaining and advancing state-of-the-art analytical software, modeling and simulation capabilities, tools, and high-performance computational SW and HW

  • Providing technical, cost and schedule performance oversight of multiple projects, including cost account management (CAM)

  • Reviewing and approving proposal estimates for new structural and acoustic work

  • Developing and implementing employee career development, knowledge sharing and training plans

  • Maintaining proper levels of staffing through forecasting and recruiting

  • Supporting strategic planning

  • Championing and executing continuous process improvements

Basic Qualifications:

  • An engineering degree with 8 years work experience in a related field, or a Master’s degree in Engineering with 6 years work experience in a related field, or a PHD with 4 years work experience in a related field.

  • A government secret clearance will be required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment

  • Ability to supervise and prioritize multiple projects on schedule and within cost

  • Ability to analyze data and make decisions that impact the organization’s credibility, operations and services

  • Ability to develop work products such as detailed reports, work‐related manuals, publications, etc.

  • Ability to present material to those outside the immediate work function, to all levels of the organization, and to a variety of external customers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An engineering degree with 14 years work experience in a related field, or a Master’s degree in Engineering with 12 years work experience in a related field, or a PHD with 10 years work experience in a related field.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience

  • A strong background in the following (or equivalent): Nastran, Abaqus, NX, CREO 2, HyperMesh, Patran, MS Office products

  • A familiarity with the following standards: MIL-S-901, MIL-STD-167, MIL-STD-22, S9074-AR-GIB-10_278, PPD 802-6337550, Naval Shipboard Piping Structural Design Manual, British Standard 7608, ASME Section VIII, Division 2, API 579/ASME FFS, AISC Manual.


Salary Range: $123,900 USD - $185,900 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.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. 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.