Northrop Grumman Associate Engineer Structural - Composite Structures in Clearfield, Utah
Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Associate Structural Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, Utah.
The selected candidate will be part of a team supporting the development and implementation of a new technology developed at the Clearfield, Utah facility to protect composite structures used for rocket motors and other aerospace structures. This selected candidate will help qualify this new technology for the recently awarded Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) and Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) programs in support our national defense strategy.
Essential Functions / Responsibilities:
Analysis of structural components, stress and strain states, thermal analysis, and/or design.
Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using Abaqus and/or Nastran
Write reports and communicate with team members through presentations
Model development and simulation
Support the investigation of issues
Support work in both a laboratory environment and pilot scale manufacturing operation
The ideal candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations. You have good communication skills, the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively, and attention to detail. You are comfortable in a lab environment and able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.
Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university
The ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance
Degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering
Understanding of carbon fiber composite materials and properties
Experience with Finite Element Analysis using pre and post processors and sizing software such as Abaqus CAE, Femap, NX Simulation, ANSYS, HyperMesh, OptiStruct, and HyperSizer
Active DoD Secret clearance
Job Category : Engineering