Northrop Grumman Mechanical Engineer Analyst 2 in Dulles, Virginia

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles, VA.

Under direction of a senior member of the Mechanical Analysis team, the candidate will perform design analysis and test of one or more of the spacecraft systems of subsystems. Will also support preliminary or advanced concepts developed by senior staff and product leads.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Perform static and dynamic structure analyses

Review requirements for materials, structure systems & subsystems

Select appropriate technical information and data from applicable products

Determine the technical principles involved

Identify the design path forward and compute the engineering characteristics consistent with the specifications, design needs and requirements of the space application

Release results as technical documents after review by the senior members of the team

Develop innovative solutions and elaborate on design concepts

Evaluate completed design with supervisor and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve the most ideal design

Develop and coordinate the conduct of test programs required to evaluate design work

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • 2 year experience with a Bachelor's Degree (BS) ora Master's Degree

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Experience with performing structural engineering tasks associated with analysis, design, and testing of structures.

  • Experience with Mechanical Analysis and tools such as NX FEMAP/NASTRAN; ABAQUS; HYPERMESH or equivalent spacecraft structure analysis tools.

  • Experience working as a member of an IT team, collaborating effectively with an integrated team of customers, vendors, users, and co-workers.

  • Ability to work independently, on a large team, and on concurrent tasks

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Active TS/SCI

  • Experience in stress analysis, structure dynamics and testing.

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.