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Northrop Grumman Multidisciplinary Engineering Tools Architect in Linthicum, Maryland

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Working in Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Services organization means making a direct contribution to mission projects that keep our homeland safe, expanding the boundaries of possibility and reshaping the world we live in.

The Engineering Environment Development & Support (EEDS) organization is seeking a Multidisciplinary Tools Support Engineer to join our team of talented and diverse group dedicated to support and innovate in the area of Computer Aided Design & Engineering (CAD/CAE). This position is located in Linthicum, MD, and can be hired as a Principal (T03) or Sr. Principal Engineer (T04), depending upon the individuals experience and education .

The Multidisciplinary Tools Support Engineer will be involved in multidisciplinary research and collaborate with design and/or product line engineers in the design, development, and utilization of software to model a representation of components, modules, or complete products for various applications. The candidate should be self-motivated and detail-oriented with experience working with Mechanical and Electrical CAD simulation and analysis tools.

Responsibilities include:

• Determine user needs and advise on characteristics that affect software systems such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements

• Research and collaborate with engineers in the utilization of mechanical/electrical product and process simulation software to simulate the characteristics and parameters of products under operating environment

• Research capabilities of different tool suites and make recommendations

• Provide technical support to application users, working with subject matter experts as needed

• Perform tool interoperability and integration testing

• Perform client/network installation and configuration of applications

• Design and develop utility programs and scripts for automation and deployment

• Prepare user instructions and document processes

• Provide basic applications and workflow training to users as needed

• Support Sector/Corporate Digital Transformation initiatives/goals


Basic Qualifications for a Principal (T03 Level)

• Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of relevant professional experience; 3 years with a Master's degree

• Fundamental understanding of mechanics for structural, thermal and CFD analysis

• Experience with CAD systems like NX, SolidWorks or Creo to create 3D models

• Experience with any, and/or all of these 3D Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools for structural, thermal and CFD analysis, including (but not limited to):

o ANSYS Mechanical

o ANSYS Fluent

o ANSYS Icepak

o Autodesk CFD

o STAR-CCM o CFD+ o Simcenter 3D Structural/Thermal

o Hypermesh/Abaqus

o Patran/Nastran

o Teamcenter

• Demonstrated understanding of electronics for schematics reviews

• Proven experience working in Linux environment

• Computer skills, including writing batch files and Linux shell scripts; familiarity with registry and environment variables

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal (T04 Level) requires the demonstrated experience above, and at least 9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree, or 7 years of experience with a Master's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Extensive experience with such tools as ANSYS Mechanical, Icepak, Fluent, Nastran, SINDA, Thermal Desktop, Patran, Simcenter 3D, FEMAP, Matlab, etc.

• Experience with MetaGraphics, Keysight ADS, ANSYS HFSS, etc.

• Experience with Simulation Process Data Management applications like Teamcenter TC4Sim, ANSYS Minerva, Aras SPDM, etc.

• Experience with Model-Based Engineering tools as Cameo and DOORS; familiarity with SySML and/or UML

• Experience with Agile/collaborative tools as Jira and Confluence

• .NET programming experience

• NX Open experience

• Python programming experience

• Experience with providing technical support in an engineering environment

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Job Category : Engineering