Engineer Structural 4

At Northrop Grumman, our work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technologies protects. It's the value of innovation that makes a difference today and tomorrow. Here you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful; where employees share experience, insights, perspectives and creative solutions through integrated product & cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups. From engineering and manufacturing, to operations and business development, Northrop Grumman offers the opportunity to serve national security and impact the lives of Americans all over the globe from the landscape of the Chesapeake Bay or Northern California. Don't just build a career, build a life at Northrop Grumman.

With Northrop Grumman's Mission System, you will play a critical role in the development of products for the United States Navy. You will work with fellow engineers to solve the toughest challenges in the industry and deliver world-class performance. Your duties may include the performance or leading of:

  • Component and system level finite element models using Hypermesh and post process analysis results using Hyperview, Matlab and Excel.
  • Linear finite element static, vibration, modal and direct frequency response, and response spectra analyses using Nastran.
  • Nonlinear static and transient finite element analyses using ABAQUS.
  • Fatigue, fracture mechanics, weld, bolting, and buckling calculations

Work location will be Annapolis or Sunnyvale.


Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with nine or more years applicable experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with seven or more years applicable experience.
  • Experience in developing large system level finite element models using a wide variety of element types.
  • Experience in performing a wide variety of classical and finite element analysis solution types.
  • Demonstrated skills communicating technical and/or programmatic ideas and information both down to less experienced team members and up to engineering management and external customers.
  • US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with the following software tools: NX, Hypermesh, Nastran, Abaqus, Matlab.
  • Experience supporting a US government customer.
  • Engineering experience with complex systems, vehicles, or machinery.

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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