Principal Structural Engineer (Dynamics) OR Senior Principal Structural Engineer (Dynamics)Clearfield, UT

Requisition ID: R10155959

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 has an opening for a Principal Structural Engineer (Dynamics) OR Senior Principal Structural Engineer (Dynamics) for our Clearfield, Utah location!

We perform cradle-to-grave analysis, design, and manufacturing for state of the art commercial and military programs. Our team works with cutting edge exotic materials and novel products to innovate within our mission, working across the facility supporting large composite structures. Are you interested in working on state-of-the-art composites? Come join us!

The ideal candidate enjoys applying engineering fundamentals and active problem solving. You are an inquisitive problem solver, self-sufficient, and determined with a positive attitude.

Travel can vary by program and tasks but is minimal (less than 10%). Our team works a 9/80 schedule, which gives you every other Friday off to pursue interests outside the office.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform static and dynamic analysis of composite and metallic parts and assemblies.

  • Able to manipulate large scale finite element models that support internal loads development.

  • Conduct modal and random vibration analysis for product design and to establish fatigue life.

  • Excellent communication and people skills required to work with key stakeholders within other engineering disciplines.

This role may be filled at the Principal Structural Engineer level or the Senior Principal Structural Engineer level based on the qualifications outlined below.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Structural Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) with 5 years of relevant experience; OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 3 years of relevant experience; OR a PhD in a STEM field with 0 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with composite and metallic materials including allowables

  • Experience with finite element analysis

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance. This clearance must be obtained prior to commencement of employment and must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP). This SAP must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Structural Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) with 9 years of relevant experience; OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 7 years of relevant experience; OR a PhD in a STEM field with 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with composite and metallic materials including allowables

  • Experience with finite element analysis

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance. This clearance must be obtained prior to commencement of employment and must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP). This SAP must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Experience creating fatigue allowables from test data

  • Experience with acoustic environments

  • Experience with Nastran/Patran/Femap/Abaqus

  • General understanding of Aerospace practices, policies, and procedures

  • Detail orientated, self-starter, ability to work both independently and in a team

  • Experience leading engineers in structural analysis

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Salary Range: $92,600 - $139,000

Salary Range 2: $114,900 - $172,300

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.