Structural Engineer (Mechanisms & Deployable Products)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: November 13, 2022
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 and directed
energy and electronics solutions for 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 Structural Engineer to join our team of qualified,
diverse individuals in the Vehicle & Software Engineering
Department. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
The Structural Engineer will perform analysis on precision moving
electro-mechanical products. You will be a structural engineering
specialist within the Mechanisms and Deployable Products
Department. You will analyze, research, and develop structural
engineering specifications involving metals, non-metallic, or
composite structural materials for product design, or operation of
space sector products. You will analyze stiffness/strength,
durability, design allowables, and perform structural modeling.
Specific structural engineering specialties may include stress,
dynamics, and loads development (quasi-static, sine, random
vibration, acoustic, and shock). You will use classic hand analysis
methods as well as finite element analysis techniques for analyzing
metallic and composite structures, bonded joint analyses, stability
checks, static stress, and occasional fatigue. Tools utilized may
include: Femap, NX NASTRAN, Mathcad, Matlab, CATIA, and a variety
of other software applications.
The responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Predominately metallic and the occasional composite structural
analyses including detailed analysis procedures, analysis of
fittings/fasteners/joints/splices, acoustics/vibration familiarity,
structural integrity planning, design criteria development,
stability, crippling, durability analysis, and finite element
- Layout sizing, and structural integrity evaluations.
- Review of requirements for materials, structure systems &
- Create FEA models and perform systems and sub-systems
- Participate and present in internal and external (customer)
- Manage and track multiple priorities while maintaining focus on
common project goals.Basic Qualifications - Structural Engineer:
- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering
or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 1
year of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM with 0
years of engineering experience.
- Candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain an
active DoD Secret security clearance.Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with Finite Element Analyses Tools
- Experience with metallic and composite structures sizing.
- Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with SCI.
- Clearance investigation within the last 5 years.
- Prior Space Products experience. Salary Range: $82,400 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
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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most
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