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Principal / Sr Principal Structural Engineer – High Temp Composites Structural Analysis- OKC (AHT)

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Are You ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Platform Laboratory Systems & Design (PLSD) group wants YOU to join our team as a Principal / Senior Principal Structural Engineer (Level 3/4) and join our team of qualified and diverse individuals in Oklahoma City, OK.

You will become part of a Northrop Grumman team of professionals who are actively supporting the development of Launch Vehicles, Space Systems, and Advanced Aerospace Structures.

**Your Responsibilities include:**

+ Under minimal direction, perform a variety of structural engineering tasks of an analysis, design, or test nature

+ Perform stress analysis of high temperature materials such as Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs) or Carbon-Carbon in extreme aerothermal environments.

+ Optimize structures for mass using a variety of methods including topology optimization.

+ Select and/or modify proven methods, mathematical formulas, previous design and test information, handbook data or other available information related to the assignment

+ Stress and bolted joint analysis of ground support equipment, test fixtures, compliance structures, and flight structures

+ Use classical stress and strain methods and software to predict structural integrity and failure and design flight components and ground equipment to survive worst-case loading conditions

+ Learn and develop proficiency with structural analysis software (Abaqus, HyperWorks, etc.)

+ Interpret, select, and apply company/commercial/military specifications and customer requirements to accomplish specific analyses

+ Produce engineering documentation and technical reports/analyses to support design, integration, and testing efforts

+ Gather, compile, and interpret technical data such as flight data, test data, or material test reports

**Basic Qualifications:**

This position may be hired at a Principal Structural Engineer or Sr. Principal Structural Engineer.

+ Principal Structural Engineer: A High School diploma and a minimum of 9 yrs of related engineering experience. A Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 5 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s degree in STEM with 3 years of related engineering experience, or a PhD in STEM with no experience may also be considered.

+ Sr. Principal Structural Engineer: A High School diploma and a minimum of 13 yrs of related engineering experience. Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 9 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s degree in STEM with 7 years of related engineering experience, or a PhD in STEM with 4 years of related experience may also be considered.

+ Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance & specific program access

+ Strong structural analysis background with demonstrated work experience and knowledge as a structural analyst in Aerospace industry

+ Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications

+ Familiarity with finite element (FEM) analysis, classical stress and strain methodology, engineering statics, and structural mechanics including hand calculations

+ Computer skills with standard word processing/spreadsheet experience

+ Ability to listen effectively, take direction, and possess initiative to accomplish assigned tasks and complete work in a timely fashion

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering

+ Active DoD Secret security clearance, or higher

+ Experience working on, and analyzing, different extreme high temperature composite materials including metallic, CMCs, Carbon-Carbon, etc.

+ Experience with Dassault Abaqus, Siemens NX Nastran or equivalent

+ Experience with Altair HyperWorks, Siemens Femap or equivalent

+ Experience with Python, MATLAB, MathCAD, or equivalent

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Salary Range: $85,600.00 - $159,200.00Salary Range 2: $106,200.00 - $128,400.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Principal / Sr Principal Structural Engineer – High Temp Composites Structural Analysis- OKC (AHT)

Temporary
Oklahoma City, OK

Published on 12/01/2022

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