Sentinel (GBSD) - Principal Structural Analyst Engineer / Sr. Principal Structural Analyst Engineer (StrE) 9487*Roy, UT

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Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products, and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal or Sr Principal Analysis Engineer in support of the Sentinel program. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities, and associated infrastructure. This position is located: Roy, Utah. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do

Sentinel Facility Design Team oversees the design of the facilities that support the future upgrade to the Minuteman III missiles as well as the unique flight test facilities. Our teams are hiring Analysis Engineers within areas of focus: Structural Engineering/Analysis, Thermal Analysis, Bolted Joint analysis, Welded Joint Analysis, PCB analysis.

Looking for experience in any of the following: ABAQUS, ANSYS, FEMAP (w/Nastran).

You will work within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment, interfacing with IPT leadership, suppliers, customers, and other technical disciplines to engineer analysis solutions to challenging problems through the development of Analysis Data Packages (ADP).

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Executing linear and nonlinear structural analysis scope using ABAQUS, Ansys, and/or FEMAP (w/Nastran solver).

  • Executing analysis efforts to support deployable mechanical mechanisms. This includes finite element (static, transient, buckling, modal), fatigue, random vibration, weld and bolted joint analyses.

  • Supporting test objective development for model verification/validation and qualification.

  • Generate analysis documentation artifacts and prepare CDRL for customer deliveries.

  • Support the ADP lead in analyzing mechanical equipment, components, products, and systems.

  • Drive the analysis and development of the mechanical portion of the System Integration owned by the ADPs.

  • Deliver required ADPs on time to meet program objectives.

  • Integrate System Integration ADPs with the various element teams to proactively eliminate disconnects.

  • Identify gaps and holes within the analysis and/or requirements and provide a path forward for resolution that is cost effective, innovative, and has minimal impact to others while filling the gap/hole.

  • Ensure the developed technical solution and ADPs meet the analysis and design requirements and product specifications from the various element/configured item specifications.

  • Recommend actions to representatives for coordinated product solution.

  • Support digital transformation initiatives relating to ADP development and release.

Position Benefits

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

This position's 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.

Job Qualifications

This position may be filled as a Principal (Level 3) or Sr. Principal (Level 4).

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Principal Structural Analyst Engineer: Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of experience with Bachelor's degree, 3 years of experience with Master's degree, or 0 years of experience with PhD.

Sr. Principal Structural Analyst Engineer: Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of experience with Bachelor's degree, 7 years of experience with Master's degree, 4 years of experience with PhD.

Required for both levels:

  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.

  • Experience using one or more of the following: ABAQUS, ANSYS, or FEMAP.

  • Experience running dynamic and static analysis

  • Experience Post-processing using MATLAB, MathCAD, or EXCEL

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Proficient writer and able to verbally communicate technical content

  • Advanced or expert proficiency with ABAQUS, FEMAP, and ANSYS

  • Exposure to structural test applications

  • Experience with seismic analysis (ASCE 7)

  • Exposure to missiles program requirements & with propulsion

  • Navigate through NX 3D models and CPLM

  • TeamCenter CPLM experience

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated experience with high value customer presentations, with ability to focus on multiple projects with competing priorities.

  • Demonstrated experience in making sound decisions in uncertain and difficult situations.

  • Strong sense of urgency and work ethic in ensuring engineering meets customer and program expectations in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Experience in leading/supporting a development engineering team.

  • Demonstrated experience working with customers to ensure project success.

  • Experience in performing in an Agile environment and knowledge/understanding of JIRA.

Salary Range: $92,600 - $139,000

Salary Range 2: $114,900 - $172,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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