Northrop Grumman Engineer Structural Analysis Level 3 in El Segundo, California

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Engineer Structural Analyst 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

The Structural Analysis Engineer will support the F/A-18 ProductDefinition and Post Production teams. The ideal candidate will support analysis activities for production of the aircraft and new expanded capabilities and products and existing aircraft undergoingservice life modification.Support theStructural Analysis team workingon design changes toextend the fatigue lives of known critical parts and the overall airplane and designing a new Conformal Fuel Tank. Activities include asignificant amount of coordination with the Navy customer. Responsibilities include structural analysis for both metallic and advanced composite structures. Tasks include classical hand static analysis, finite element model use and development, structural integrity evaluations, and durability and damage tolerance assessments. Responsible for all types of structural parts as well as assembly analysis associated with installation of these parts in the F/A-18.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) from an accredited university or higher.

  • 5 years' of experiencein structural analysis.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Structural analysis experience on aircraft structure

  • Familiarity/experience with FEMAP, Patran, and Nastran FEM tools

  • Experience with fatigue and durability and damage tolerance analysis.

  • Experience with MS office with VBA programming skills.

  • Ability to effectivelycommunications and work in a collaborative team environment.

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