Structural Design Engineer (Primary Aircraft Structures)Melbourne, FL

Requisition ID: R10153699

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: SAP

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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 is seeking Structural Design Engineers with primary aircraft structural design experience to join our team in Melbourne, FL .

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Job summary: The Structural Design Engineer utilizes the NX-Teamcenter tool suite in the design or leadership of a design team in the development of primary and secondary aircraft structural parts, assemblies, and installations using metallic and/or composite materials for new aircraft design and/or modifications to existing aircraft. Engineers work within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment, interfacing with IPT leadership, suppliers, customers, and other technical disciplines to independently prepare and/or lead the preparation of engineering design solutions to challenging problems through the development of Product Definition Packages.

This role can be filled as a Principal (level 3) or Senior Principal Engineer (level 4) based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Engineer : Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline and 5 years of related experience; OR Master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of related experience

  • Sr Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline and 9 years of related experience; OR Master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of related experience

  • Background in primary aircraft structural design

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret and Special Access Program (SAP) clearances

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience designing composite aircraft structures

  • Proficiency with NX Solid Modelling

  • Proficiency with Teamcenter

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: $84,200 - $126,400

Salary Range 2: $104,400 - $156,600

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.