Northrop Grumman Dynamics Engineer 3 in El Segundo, California

Dynamics Engineer 3

Requisition ID: 18004492

Location(s): United States-California-El Segundo

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

At Northrop Grumman, our employeeshave incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and spacethat impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come.Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and ourunderstanding 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 alot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity,cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have aninsatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are notonly part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systemssector is seeking a Dynamics Engineer 3 to join our team ofcreative and diverse engineers. The position will be located in ElSegundo, CA.

TheDynamics Engineer willsupport Aircraft programs and Advanced Technologies. The candidate will leadthe development of design loads criteria and governing documents; flight loads(steady state maneuvers, abrupt maneuvers, gust response, control surface hingemoments, and all including aero-elastic effects); ground loads (groundhandling, landing loads, taxi and take-off loads, and drop test loads);miscellaneous loads (canopy, doors, pressurization, engine mount, externalstore, tie-down/mooring, and aerial refueling); dynamics loads ( gust response,buffet analysis, store ejection, impact, and vibro-acoustics), fatigue spectra(master event spectrum, event sequencing, and loads spectra); flight and groundtesting (loads instrumentation and calibration, structural static/proof, flightground vibration test planning); flutter analysis, and aeroelasticity analysis.The candidate will be involved in catapult loads, arresting loads, shipboarddeck handling loads and crash loads. He/she will lead internal researchactivities and will be expected to set technical directions for the department.The candidate will coordinate with other engineering disciplines for analysisinputs and design implementation details, document results and interface withexternal customers.He/she will reviewother people’s work for soundness of technical judgment and overall quality.The candidate must be an expert user of commercial software such as NX, NASTRAN,ZERO, ZONAIR and MATLAB for flutter, gust, ASE, and loads analyses.

Rolesand Responsibilities

  • SupportAircraft programs and Advanced Technologies by leading development of designloads criteria

  • Executedynamics testing including pre-test analysis, data reduction and modelcorrelation

  • Performinganalyses using commercial and in-house codes and providing solutions to avariety of loads and dynamics related technical problems of moderate scope andcomplexity


  • Bachelors of Science degree in aSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accreditedinstitution and 5 years of engineering experience in an aerospaceenvironment

  • Practical working experience with performingdesign loads criteria including flight loads, ground loads, and dynamics loads

  • Experience utilizing softwareincluding NX, MATLAB, and NASTRAN

  • Active DoD Top Secret securityclearance


  • Masters’ Degree in AerospaceEngineering

  • SCI clearance with Active SSBIrequired with investigation date in last 5 years.

  • Experience leading design reviewsand internal research activities

  • Experience interfacing with externalcustomers and acting as a liaison between parties

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Weare proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, makingdecisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteranstatus, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA andPay Transparency statement, please visit .U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Dynamics Engineer 3

Location: California-El Segundo

Requisition ID: 18004492