Northrop Grumman Structural Design Engineer 3 in Palmdale, California

Structural Design Engineer 3

Requisition ID: 18005181

Location(s): United States-California-Palmdale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that

impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy,and advances human discovery and our understanding 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 a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking a Structural Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

The structural design engineer will be responsible for composite and metallic structural design in Palmdale, CA. The selected candidate will provide support to multiple aircraft programs in both unclassified and classified


The successful candidate will be responsible for new conceptual layouts, detailed engineering designs of metallics and composites, modifications, integration of advanced technologies, BTP/PDP releases, and performing technical reviews.

The candidate is expected to be thoroughly versed for primary Structural Design and GD&T. CATIA V5 and/or Nx experience is required. FiberSIM experience strongly preferred.

Essential Functions:

- Structural Design Engineer with Experience in Primary Structure Design with knowledge in Composite Design. Also

knowledge of CATIA or NX 3D graphics.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from accredited institution with 5-years of professional engineering experience.

• Experience with Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

• Experience with BTP development, applicable notes, BOM, sign-off process.

• Experience with CPLM, Teamcenter, FiberSIM, CATIA V5 and/or NX-CAD.

• Current Active In-Scope DOD Secret.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree or PhD in ME, AE or Civil Eng (Structures) Design emphasis.

• Knowledge of NGC best design practices and applicable processes.

• Expert knowledge of Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

• Demonstrated affordability approaches in structural designs, including integration of platform build sequences and

designing for manufacturing.

• Minimum 5 years of aircraft/spacecraft design experience, including clean sheet airframe layout, detailed drawing releases, and supporting build.

• The ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance.

• Recent experience as structural design lead.

• Team player and demonstrated exceptional collaboration.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most


Title: Structural Design Engineer 3

Location: California-Palmdale

Requisition ID: 18005181