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Principal / Senior Principal Structural Engineer- OKC

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10085693
Category: Engineering
Location: Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Are You ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Platform Laboratory Systems & Design (PLSD) group wants YOU to join our team as a Principal / Senior Principal Structural Engineer (Level 3/4) and join our team of qualified and diverse individuals in Oklahoma City, OK.

You will become part of a Northrop Grumman team of professionals who are actively supporting the development of Launch Vehicles, Space Systems, and Advanced Aerospace Structures.

Your Responsibilities include:

Under minimal direction, perform a variety of structural engineering tasks of an analysis, design, or test nature
Apply theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques to the solution of analytical engineering problems
Select and/or modify proven methods, mathematical formulas, previous design and test information, handbook data or other available information related to the assignment
Stress and bolted joint analysis of ground support equipment, test fixtures, compliance structures, and flight structures
Take direction and address issues using skills obtained in the field of engineering, or related structural integrity sciences as it relates to missile and space systems
Use classical stress and strain methods and software to predict structural integrity and failure and design flight components and ground equipment to survive worst-case loading conditions
Learn and develop proficiency with structural analysis software (Femap, NX Nastran, MathCAD, etc.)
Interpret, select, and apply company/commercial/military specifications and customer requirements to accomplish specific analyses
Produce engineering documentation and technical reports/analyses to support design, integration, and testing efforts
Gather, compile, and interpret technical data such as flight data, test data, or material test reports

Basic Qualifications:

This position may be hired at a Principal Structural Engineer or Sr. Principal Structural Engineer.

Principal Structural Engineer: A High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 9 yrs of related engineering experience. Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 5 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master's degree in STEM with 3 years of related engineering experience, or a PhD in STEM with no experience may also be considered.
Sr. Principal Structural Engineer: A High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 13 yrs of related engineering experience. Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 9 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master's degree in STEM with 7 years of related engineering experience, or a PhD in STEM with 4 years of related experience may also be considered.
Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance & specific program access
Strong structural analysis background with demonstrated work experience and knowledge as a structural analyst in Aerospace industry
Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications
Familiarity with finite element (FEM) analysis, classical stress and strain methodology, engineering statics, and structural mechanics including hand calculations
Computer skills with standard word processing/spreadsheet experience
Ability to listen effectively, take direction, and possess initiative to accomplish assigned tasks and complete work in a timely fashion

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering
Active DoD SECRET or higher security clearance with investigation in the last five (5) years
Experience working on, and analyzing, different materials including metallic (steel, aluminum, titanium, etc.) and composite
Experience with Dassault Abaqus, Siemens NX Nastran or equivalent
Experience with Altair HyperWorks, Siemens Femap or equivalent
Experience with Python, MATLAB, MathCAD, or equivalent


Salary Range: $85,600 USD - $159,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $106,200 USD - $128,400 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.%32886573% %%engcivil%%

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