Senior Structural Analysis Engineer 4

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 located in Palmdale, CA has an opening for a Structural Analysis Engineer 4. The selected candidate will perform structural analysis on metallic and composite 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.
* Review of completed analyses, drawings, and repairs for accuracy, clarity, and completeness.
* Evaluation of engineering products for conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications.
* Leadership of a small team of structural analysis in the development of primary or secondary air vehicle structure.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Position requires experience in Composite Structural Analysis Methods and Metallic Structural Analysis Methods.
  • Experiencewith NASTRAN, PATRAN and/or FEMAP.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil) and a minimum of 9 years of experience in Aerospace structural analysis or
    • MS degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil) and a minimum of 7 years of Aerospace structural analysis experience.
  • Active in-scope Secret clearance and ability to obtain and maintain access to Special Access Programs is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Structural Analysis Methods and documentation, detailed analysis procedures, load path development, layout and detail sizing, impact damage effects, failure theories, stacking sequence/laminate analysis, environmental effects, bolted and bonded composite joints, and finite element modeling of composite structure.
  • Metallic Structural Analysis Methods including detailed analysis procedures, analysis of fittings/fasteners/joints/splices, acoustics/vibration familiarity, structural integrity planning, design criteria development, stability, crippling, durability analysis and finite element modeling of metallic structures.
  • Extensive experience in Structural Analysis Methods and documentation, including hand-sheet analysis, as well as the development and manipulation of large FE Models of metallic and composite structures
  • Experience working on Special Access Programs
  • Experience working on military aircraft

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