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Principal / Sr Principal Structural Engineer - High Temp Composites Structural Analysis- OKC (AHT)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10080338
Category: Engineering
Location: Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 5

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.

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

Perform stress analysis of high temperature materials such as Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs) or Carbon-Carbon in extreme aerothermal environments.

Optimize structures for mass using a variety of methods including topology optimization.

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

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 (Abaqus, HyperWorks, 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 and a minimum of 9 yrs of related engineering experience. A 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 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 security clearance, or higher

Experience working on, and analyzing, different extreme high temperature composite materials including metallic, CMCs, Carbon-Carbon, etc.

Experience with Dassault Abaqus, Siemens NX Nastran or equivalent

Experience with Altair HyperWorks, Siemens Femap or equivalent

Experience with Python, MATLAB, MathCAD, or equivalent

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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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