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Senior Principal Structural Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10006405

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Charlottesville - VA, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1At 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.The Structures and Acoustics Group of Northrop Grumman Marine Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal or Senior Principal Production Structural Engineer based out of Charlottesville, VA. What You'll get to Do: Determine the most expedient and technically sufficient solution to a wide variety of hardware manufacturing challenges. Utilize hand calculations and component and system level finite element models to support your conclusions. Summarize and communicate your decisions to the Engineering and Manufacturing organizations. Some typical analyses in support of manufacturing operations include:
    • Linear finite element static, vibration, modal and direct frequency response, and response spectra analyses using NASTRAN.
    • Nonlinear static and transient finite element analyses using Abaqus.
    • Fatigue, fracture mechanics, weld, bolting, and buckling calculationsBasic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Structural Engineer:
      • Experience working in a manufacturing support engineering role
      • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with nine or more years appl icable experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with seven or more years applicable experience.
      • Demonstrated skills communicating technical and/or programmatic ideas and information both down to less experienced team members and up to engineering management and manufacturing customers.
      • Experience in performing a wide variety of classical and finite element analysis solution types.
      • US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Experience with the following software tools: NX, Hypermesh, NASTRAN, Abaqus, Matlab.
        • Experience supporting a US government customer.
        • Engineering experience with complex systems, vehicles, or machinery.NGFeaturedJobs#LI-MS-105Salary Range: 108400 - 162600Employees 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.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.

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