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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Structural in Palmdale, California

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 Aerospace Systems located in Palmdale, CA has an opening for a Structural Analysis Engineer. The selected candidate will perform structural analysis on Full scale modeling of airframe structures.

Essential Functions:

• Develop solutions to difficult problems that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives.

• Coordination and clear communication with other disciplines during the development of design solutions.

• Concise presentation and explanation of structural issues/solutions to internal management and customer representatives.

• Review of completed analyses, drawings, and repairs for accuracy, clarity, and completeness.

• Evaluation of engineering products for conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil) and a minimum of 2 years of experience in structural analysis or a Master's degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil) with 0 year of experience

Experience in Structural Analysis Methods and documentation, including hand-sheet analysis, as well as the development and manipulation of large Finite Element Models

Note: prior Full scale testing and instrumentation experience is required

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

Secret or Top Secret clearance preferred

2 years or more Aerospace structural analysis experience using NASTRAN, PATRAN, or FEMAP

Experience working on Special Access Programs

Experience working on military aircraft

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 positions.

Job Category : Engineering