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GBSD – Mechanical Engineer – Fluid Dynamics Analyst – 2827-1*

Requisition ID: R10002445

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy - UT, 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: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join the Flight Systems Team (FST) performing missile fluid dynamics analysis. This position is located in Roy, UT and supports the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You’ll Get To Do:

• As a FST fluid dynamics analyst, you will analyze, research, and develop induced environments (aerodynamic loads and shears, acoustics, and heating) during missile fly-out and flight

• Tasks may also include supporting design of heat shield and vehicle outer mold line to optimize flight performance as well as analysis of internal flows (e.g. propulsion)

• Analyses will be performed utilizing hand calculations, low fidelity tools, and or high fidelity computational fluid dynamics (CFD) packages such as CFD++ or Fluent

• When computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analyses are appropriate, critical thinking skills will be required to develop an analysis capturing the appropriate fluid flow phenomenon as well as understanding the results when post processing the solution

• Analyses could include sub-sonic, supersonic, and hypersonic flow regimes as well as exo-atmospheric conditions

• Due to the complex nature of the systems analyzed, the position requires working closely with multiple engineering disciplines including but not limited to Structural Dynamics, Guidance Navigation and Control Engineering, System Engineering, and Mechanical Design to achieve program objectives in a timely manner

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- 401k
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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Basic Qualifications: 

• Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and minimum 2 years of related Mechanical or fluid dynamics experience; 0 years with Master’s Degree

• Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:  

• Experience performing missile computational fluid dynamics analyses including designing to optimize flight performance

• Experience using Grid Generation tools and CFD software tools (ANSYS Fluent, CFD++, or similar) to simulate fluid flows and using these tools to design for optimum flow performance


Salary Range: 64200 - 96200

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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