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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Structural Engineer - Launch Equipment in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Structural Engineer to join the Command and Launch Team to support Launch Equipment Development. This position will be located in Roy, UT and support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will support the development, production and deployment of Launch Equipment hardware and systems for each weapon system facility. The selected candidate will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with users, customers and other engineers. The selected candidate will focus on Launch Equipment mechanical subsystems that include large shock isolated systems to protect equipment from large shock environments.

Responsibilities:

•Analyzes, researches, and develops structural engineering specifications for metallic, non-metallic and composite structures in all phases of the product life cycle from preliminary design to sustainment.

•Analyses of the structures could include loads and dynamics, stress, stability, fatigue, and thermal.

•Analyses will be performed utilizing hand calculations and or finite element software packages such as Nastran and Abaqus.

•When finite element models (FEMs) are appropriate, critical thinking skills will be required to develop a FEM to capture appropriate behavior of complex non-linear structures.

•Due to the complex nature of the systems analyzed, the position requires working closely with multiple engineering disciplines including but not limited to Computational Fluid Mechanics, System Engineering, and Mechanical Design to achieve program objectives in a timely manner.

•Additional work responsibilities may include task planning, conducting technical peer reviews, and mentoring junior engineers.

•Interface with AF customer

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline; 3 years with a Master's degree;

• Active DoD Secret clearance updated within last 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with programming languages such as MATLAB

• Experience with ABAQUS and FEMAP

• Experience navigating through NX 3D models and CPLM

• TeamCenter CPLM experience

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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