Northrop Grumman Structural Analysis Engineer 4 in El Segundo, California
Structural Analysis Engineer 4
Requisition ID: 18006116
Location(s): United States-California-El Segundo
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems located inEl Segundo, CAhas an opening for a Structural Analysis Engineer 4with significant experience in Composites.The selected candidate will perform structural analysis on composite and metallic airframe structures. Theposition requires extensive experience in Composite Structural Analysis.
Finite element analysis of composite and metallic aircraft primary and secondary structures
Collaborate with design engineers to insure structural integrity
Perform layout sizing and detailed stress analysis using classical hand analysis and FEA
Develop FEA models for structural analysis
Analysis of Bolted and Bonded Composite Joints
Perform structural analysis for repairs
Advanced composite layup definitionand composite laminate analysis
Design criteria and analysis methodology development
Extraction of internal loads and freebody loads from FEA loads models
Advanced calculation of static and DaDT margins of safety on primary and secondary structure
Analysis of fittings and fasteners
Experienced with impact damage effects, failure theories, and familiar with stacking sequence/laminate analysis
Familiarity with acoustics and vibration
Administration of Aircraft Structural Integrity Programs
Develop solutions to complex problems
Experienced in working with structural integrity maintenance processes
Experience in spectrum development, strain life durability fatigue assessments (LOOPIN), and crack growth damage tolerance analysis
Lead interaction with internal and external customers
Lead drawing analysis review and sign-off
Present results at PDR/CDR meetings and Internal Design Reviews
Create documentation of analysis results, methods and calculations
Bachelors of Science Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution with 9 years of structural analysis experience focused on aircraft structures and Composites.
Master’s Degree in Engineering and 7 years of structural analysis experience focused on aircraft structures and Composites.
Complete understanding of stress analysis techniques, concepts and practices.
Experienced in leading a team of 3 engineers in their daily duties
Active DOD Secret clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years is required.
Experience with layout sizing, and structural integrity evaluations
Experience in structural test applications is preferred
Previous advanced composite structural testing experience
Advanced knowledge in durability and damage tolerance analysis
Expert in the administration of an ASIP managed program/platform
Extended working knowledge of structural integrity maintenance processes
Demonstrated leadership experience
Extended working knowledge with NASTRAN, Patran, FEMAP, and Matlab
Active Top Secret clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years
Experience working on Special Access Programs
Experience working on military aircraft
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Title: Structural Analysis Engineer 4
Location: California-El Segundo
Requisition ID: 18006116