Manager Structural Engineering 2

Requisition ID: 21008980

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
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!
We are looking for you to join our team as a Structural Engineering Manager,  based out of Sunnyvale, CA.
What You’ll get to Do:
The Structural Engineering Manager will be responsible for the leadership, direct supervision, and employee development of a technical staff of 10+ structural engineers working on underwater launch, ship power generation and ship propulsion systems. Primary structural engineering group responsibilities 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 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 continuous process improvements Tools typically utilized include:  Acoustic Eng Tools: NX, Nastran, Abaqus, Hypermesh, SimCenter, Wave6, Romax, MS Office suite and MS Project. Stress Eng Tools:  NX, Nastran, Abaqus, Hypermesh, SimCenter, MS Office suite and MS Project   NGFeaturedJobs #LI-MS-105 #LI-MS1

Basic Qualifications:
An engineering degree is required with 5+ years of related engineering experience. A government secret clearance will be required.  Additional qualifications include:  
    · Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to read and interpret technical drawings and military specifications
    · Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions
    · Able to collaborate in a team environment
    · Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints
    · Able to supervise and prioritize multiple projects on schedule and within cost 
    · Ability to make decisions that impact the organization’s credibility, operations and services
    · Able to prepare and analyze data and figures and compose materials such as detailed reports, work‐related manuals, publications, etc.
    · Ability to develop and present material to those outside the immediate work function, to all levels of the organization, and to a variety of external customers
Preferred Qualifications: 
    · Master’s Degree in Engineering with 10+ years of related engineering experience
    · A strong background in the following analysis codes: Nastran, Abaqus
    · A strong background in 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.



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 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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