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Principal / Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer w / Active Security Clearance (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10094217

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Northridge, CA, USA
  • 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: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 is currently seeking a Principal / Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer.

This position will be located in Northridge, CA.

  • 4 x 10 work scheduled (Monday - Thursday Friday off)

  • Must be on site.


We are looking for Engineers who might have specific structural engineering specialties which may include;

  • Flutter, Dynamics, Static, Fatigue and DaDT analysis.

  • Your day-to-day activities will be to analyze, research and develop structural engineering analysis packages involving metals, non-metallic or composite structural materials for R&D, product design, or operation of product.

  • This might include structures, mechanical.

Basic Qualifications:

For a Principal Structural Engineer (Level 3):

BS and 5 years of experience or MS and 3 years of experience in related field.

For a Sr. Principal Structural Engineer (Level 4)

BS and 9 years of experience or MS and 7 years of experience in related field.

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering

  • Experience in Structural Analysis Methods and documentation, including hand-sheet analysis, as well as the development and manipulation of large Finite Element Models.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a DoD  clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD clearance preferred, not necessary on first day.

  • Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering.

  • Experience in Missile.

  • Aerospace structural analysis experience using NASTRAN, PATRAN, ABAQUS or FEMAP.

  • Experience in Metallic or / composite Structural Analysis of primary and secondary aircraft/ Missile structures.

  • Experience with analysis of composite and/or metallic structure or repair methods.

  • Experience in structural testing (building block or full-scale test)

  • Experience as a Lead Engineer managing a small group of analysts.

  • Experience working on military aircraft.

Salary Range: $104,600 USD - $157,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $129,700 USD - $194,500 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.