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Northrop Grumman GBSD- Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer- Structural Engineer in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer to join the Command and Launch Team. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here .

What You'll Get To Do:

•Analyzes, researches, and develops structural engineering specifications for metallic, non-metallic and composite structures in all phases of the product life cycle

•Analyses of the structures could include loads and dynamics, stress, stability, fatigue, and thermal.

•Perform analyses utilizing hand calculations and or finite element software packages

•Work closely with multiple design and development teams including but not limited to Computational Fluid Mechanics, System Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Design, Quality, Materials and Safety to achieve program objectives and to verify creative design solutions that meet all requirements (technical, cost, schedule)

•Additional work responsibilities may include task planning, conducting technical peer reviews, and mentoring junior engineers

•Prepare reports and documentation of structural assessment activities and results

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



Basic Qualifications:

• 9 Years of experience with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.

• Active Secret Clearance with completed investigation within the last 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience using FEM software tools such as NASTRAN or Abaqus

•Experience performing Failure Mode, Effects and Critically Analysis (FMECA) on mechanical boxes and electrical components

• Experience using NX and CPLM

• Experience working on a defense programs such as missile systems

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