Engineer Structural 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Engineer Structural 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Successful candidate will be a member of the F-35 Center Fuselage IPT, supporting the assembly of the Center Fuselage at Northrop Grumman's Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center. Candidate should be experienced in structural analysis methods, including large scale NASTRAN modelling and analysis of metallic and advanced composite structures. Desired skills include familiarity with detailed structural analysis procedures, FEM analysis, PATRAN, layout sizing, structural integrity evaluations, durability and damage tolerance (DaDT) of aircraft structures, material allowables development, acoustic/dynamic evaluations, and weight control. Responsible for liaison support as well as analysis of parts and installation of these parts in the JSF Center Fuselage. Experience should include the development and first-hand assembly line support of aircraft structural parts and assemblies utilizing metallic/composite material (launch vehicle experience considered)
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2+ years of aerospace engineering experience OR
  • Master's Degree in STEM
  • The ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret clearance
  • Coursework or experience with Finite Element Analysis, Solid Mechanics, and Dynamics.


Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in structural analysis of fighter aircraft structures preferred.${descr2}${descr3}


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