Aircraft Structural Analysis & Design Engineer

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems – Vehicle Engineering Department is seeking Structural Analysis and Structural Design Engineers with experience in primary or secondary structures of military aircraft. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Structural Analysis & Design Group currently engaged in the exciting design and development of next generation aircraft.

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

As a member of the Structural Analysis and Design Team the candidate will have experience in either metallic or composite materials. Desired skills include familiarity with tools such as NASTRAN, PATRAN, ZAERO, Finite Element Analysis (FEM), layout sizing, and/or structural integrity evaluations. Candidate should be a self-starter and be able to handle multiple tasks in parallel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical or Structural Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 1-6 years of Aerospace engineering experience focused on Structural Design or Structural Analysis
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Direct experience in the Structural Analysis or Design of military aircraft

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 a 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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