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Structures Design Engineer / Principal Structures Design Engineers – F-35, Metallics

Requisition ID: R10096149

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA   |  Redondo Beach, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 6

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Structural Design Engineer located in Palmdale, CA or Redondo Beach, CA.  The selected candidate will perform structural design for bonded/composite airframe structures and metallic airframe structures.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop solutions to difficult problems that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives. 

  • Coordination and clear communication with other disciplines during the development of design solutions.

  • Concise presentation and explanation of structural issues/solutions to internal management and customer representatives.

  • Development and review of completed models, drawings, and repairs for accuracy, clarity, and completeness.  

  • Evaluation of engineering products for conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications.

  • Supervise design solutions from initial concept to final implementation.

Note: This position can be filled at an Engineer Design Structures / Principal Engineer Design Structures level.

Basic Qualifications:

  • The basic qualifications of an Engineer Design Structures are a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 2 years of engineering experience, or a Master's degree.

  • The basic qualifications of a Principal Engineer Design Structures are a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 5 years of engineering experience, or Master’s degree AND 3 years of engineering experience.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience using Unigraphics NX, CATIA V5, and/or similar 3D CAD software.

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications for an Engineer Mechanical:

  • Active In Scope Secret or Top Secret clearance (last investigation within 5 years).

  • 2 years or more Aerospace structural design experience using Unigraphics NX or CATIA V5.

  • Experience working on Special Access Programs.

  • Experience working on military aircraft.

This position reports to Redondo Beach, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Redondo Beach, CA, CA, USA.

Salary Range: $77,100 USD - $115,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $95,000 USD - $142,400 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

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 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.