Sr. Principal Structural Integrity Engineer
- Melbourne, FL
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.
The successful candidate will develop structural analyses (static, fatigue, durability and damage tolerance) in support of design activities, structural modifications, drawing release, fleet maintenance, and manufacturing operations. The candidate will perform FEM and classical hand analysis including, but not limited to, free body diagrams, internal or external loading, shear and moment diagrams, and calculation of internal stresses and component life as necessary. Candidates should be self-starters and be able to handle multiple tasks in parallel. Candidates should be able to develop solutions to difficult problems with general guidance that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives. The ability to concisely present and explain structural issues and solutions to internal (team members / management) is required; therefore strong documentation and communication skills are required.
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of 9 years' experience in structural analysis; or Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of 7 years' experience in structural analysis.
Experience with crack growth analysis (DaDT).
Experience with software coding (VBA, Matlab, etc.).
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Secret or Top Secret clearance preferred
Experience with spectrum development.
Experience with AFGROW.
Experience working on an ASIP managed platform.
Experience with finite element modeling, specifically FEMAP/NX Nastran.
Experience with detailed finite element analysis, specifically StressCheck.
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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