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Structural/Principal Structural Engineer

Requisition ID: R10024825

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Philadelphia - PA, 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, 10% 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 Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team 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.  Come be a part of our mission!

The Structures and Acoustics Group of Northrop Grumman Marine Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal or Senior Principal Production Structural Engineer based out of Sunnyvale, CA.

This position will require onsite work however for this role we are able to offer flexible work arrangements and some remote work will be possible.

What You’ll get to Do:

Determine the most expedient and technically sufficient solution to a wide variety of hardware manufacturing challenges. Utilize hand calculations and component and system level finite element models to support your conclusions. Summarize and communicate your decisions to the Engineering and Manufacturing organizations. Some typical analyses in support of manufacturing operations include:

  • Linear finite element static, vibration, modal and direct frequency response, and response spectra analyses using NASTRAN.
  • Nonlinear static and transient finite element analyses using Abaqus.
  • Fatigue, fracture mechanics, weld, bolting, and buckling calculations

This is a dual level req which can be filled as a Structural Engineer or a Principal Structural Engineer.

Basic Qualifications for a Structural Engineer:

  • Bachelors of Science in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 2 or more years applicable experience; or a Masters of Science in a STEM discipline with no experience
  • Experience in performing a wide variety of finite element analysis solution types
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Structural Engineer:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing support engineering role
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with five or more years applicable experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with three or more years applicable experience.
  • Demonstrated skills communicating technical and/or programmatic ideas and information both down to less experienced team members and up to engineering management and manufacturing customers.
  • Experience in performing a wide variety of classical and finite element analysis solution types.
  • US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following software tools: NX, Hypermesh, NASTRAN, Abaqus, Matlab.
  • Experience supporting a US government customer.
  • Engineering experience with complex systems, vehicles, or machinery.

Salary Range: 81700 - 122500
Salary Range 2: 101200 - 151800

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.