Staff Structural Analysis EngineerBaltimore, MD

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Description:

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Staff Mechanical-Structural Analysis Engineer (Structural Lead) to join our Structures Analysis team within the Hardware Engineering Organization. Our work includes, but is not limited to Airborne Multifunctional Sensors such as Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars. Click link to learn more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/what-we-do/air/active-electronically-scanned-array-aesa-radars

Position Overview:

This position includes both leadership of analysts and direct execution of structural analysis projects on airborne, shipboard, and ground based structures. Analysis tasks will encompass loads development, stress analysis (static and fatigue), and vibration analysis of metallic and composite structures. Structural Lead tasks will include mentoring, estimating, planning, staffing recommendations, preparation of deliverable documentation and statusing program customers. Structural Leads are expected to work closely with Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads/Product Owners to: meet aggressive schedules, develop innovative solutions to complex technical problems, and advise program and functional management on technical risks and opportunities. Staff Engineers are expected to work towards long term organizational goals, by improving processes, conducting research, and identifying efficiency and competitive advantage opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities may Include:

  • Performing structural analysis on aerospace, shipboard, ground based, and space radar systems and structures.

  • Loads development, stress analysis (static and fatigue), and vibration analysis of metallic and composite structures.

  • Performing classical structural analysis, as well as, finite element analysis is essential. Utilizing excellent written and verbal communication skills are important for clear communication of results through reports and presentations.

  • Collaborate in a team environment, mentor less experienced personnel, prioritize and organize tasks to support program milestones.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering

  • Typical minimum structural analysis experience / education: 14 years with Bachelors of Science; 12 years with Masters, 9 years with a PhD

  • Strong background in classical structural and finite element analysis including static, non-linear, modal, and vibration analysis.

  • Awareness for cost reduction, weight management and structural efficiency

  • Significant experience and comfort with FEA using NX.CAE(SimCenter 3D)/NX.Nastran, Ansys, or MSC Patran/Nastran

  • Significant experience with Microsoft Office applications

  • Experience developing FEMs at the detail and assembly levels

  • Structural project leadership or stress team leadership experience, with responsibility for multiple analysts' work

  • Comfort with presentation to internal and external customers

  • US Citizenship

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance per business requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience with airborne products, environments and requirements

  • Advanced degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Civil Engineering or a related field.

  • Active Secret, or Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Experience with structural test applications

This position is contingent on the ability to obtain or maintain a US Secret Clearance or higher.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including :

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Link to Benefits: https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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.

Salary Range: $157,500 - $236,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.