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Structural Design Engineer/Principal Structural Design Engineer (Secret Clearance Required)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10067597

Category: Engineering

Location: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America

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


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.


Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider of prime satellite and payload capabilities serving national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.


Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) has an opening for a qualified, mission-oriented Structural Design Engineer/ Principal Structural Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Vehicle & Software Engineering department. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.


As a Structural Design Engineer, you will be responsible for engineering the preliminary, conceptual and detailed design of Spacecraft components, sub-systems, and systems, including the creation of detailed simulation models and drawing release, and the coordination of manufacturing, integration, test, and delivery of the space vehicle structures.


Additional responsibilities include:


Provide technical oversight

Collaborate with IPTL in the development of the integration schedule

Resolve system level issues and constraints, such as stress, structural integrity, thermal, dynamics, and critical clearances

Perform requirements definition, conceptual design, preliminary / layout, and detail design, drawing release, design review presentations, and support to fabrication/integration

Perform bus equipment layout, payload layout, preliminary cable and harness routing (DC, RF, Waveguide)

Work closely with stress, manufacturing, M&P and test to develop design requirements, define structural load paths, develop CAD models and prepare engineering drawings to fabricate flight and structural test articles.

Interface with other cross-functional groups, customers, and vendors

Provide I&T Sustaining support

Responsible for source control drawings, interface control drawings, & installation drawings.

Lead and participate in system level trades to ensure the vehicle design meets all physical, mechanical and environmental requirements while accommodating the required payload, power, propulsion, thermal, communications and attitude control system requirements

Supports Program milestone reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, IDR etc.) and Gate Closure/Lien Closures

Create a culture of trust


This requisition may be filled at either a Structural Design Engineer level or Principal Structural Design Engineer level based upon the qualifications listed below.


Basic Qualifications for a Structural Design Engineer:


Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 2 years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM with 0 years of engineering experience

Proficiency in a CAD system.

Candidate must have and be able to maintain at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances: Dept of Defense Secret level - OR - Dept of Defense Top Secret level - OR - SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)


Basic Qualifications for a Principal Structural Design Engineer:


Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 5 years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM with 3 years of engineering experience OR Ph.D. in STEM with 0 years of engineering experience.

Proficiency in a CAD system.

Candidate must have and be able to maintain at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances: Dept of Defense Secret level - OR - Dept of Defense Top Secret level - OR - SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)


Preferred Qualifications:


Experience with spacecraft design, integration and test

Active DoD Top Secret Clearance with current Polygraph AND/OR SCI with current Polygraph

Proficiency in CATIA V5 and/or CATIA 3DX

Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

EVMS/CAM, and Project Management experience

Prior work experience in space subsystems design, mechanical design integration, or related engineering experience.


Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD

Salary Range 2: $101,400 USD - $152,200 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.

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