Staff Structural Engineer - Individual Aircraft Tracking Program (IATP)Melbourne, FL

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Staff Structural Analysis Engineer to join our qualified, diverse Vehicle Engineering team in Melbourne, Florida. In this role, you will develop and implement an Individual Aircraft Tracking (IAT) program . The successful candidate should have significant prior experience developing and maintaining tools and databases associated with Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP) sustainment activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing an IAT program on a fleet of advanced aircraft that includes both metals and composites

  • Coordinating activities with the customer and internal technical disciplines to satisfy program requirements in accordance with MIL-STD-1530D

  • Overseeing the development and implementation of an Individual Aircraft Tracking (IAT) program, a force management database, and Force Structural Maintenance Plans (FSMP)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 14 years of relevant experience; OR Master of Science (MS) in a STEM discipline and 12 years of relevant experience; OR Ph.D. in a STEM discipline and 9 years of relevant experience

  • Experience developing an IAT program

  • Background in aircraft structural analysis or structural integrity

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret and Special Access Program (SAP) clearances prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, in-scope DoD Secret (or higher) clearance highly preferred

  • Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Structural Engineering

  • Experience developing and maintaining tools and databases associated with Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP) sustainment activities

  • Experience with coding or software development

  • Experience managing information databases

  • Experience in certification and sustainment

  • A background in metallic DaDT analysis

  • Experience leading a project or a team

Competencies for Success:

  • Candidate must be able to collaborate in a team environment, prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result, prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously,

  • and comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.

  • Able to collaborate in a team environment, prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result, and prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously

  • Able to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Salary Range: $142,500 - $213,700

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.