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Principal Structural Engineer


At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Structural Engineerto join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, California.
Job duties will include Composite Structural Analysis including detailed analysis procedures, load path development, layout and detail sizing, impact damage effects, failure theories, stacking sequence/laminate analysis, environmental effects, bolted and bonded composite joints, and finite element modeling of composite structure. In addition, the candidate will also perform Metallic Structural Analysis including detailed analysis procedures, analysis of fittings/fasteners/joints/splices, acoustics/vibration familiarity, structural integrity planning, design criteria development, stability, crippling, durability analysis and finite element modeling of metallic structure. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Candidate should be a self-starter and be able to handle multiple tasks in parallel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil)with 5years of experience in Aerospace; ORMS degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil) with 3 years of experience in Aerospace
  • Interim DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Finite Element Analysis Tools Including Patran or FEMAP, and Nastran.
  • Previous composite structural testing experience
  • Prior military aircraft structural analysis experience
  • Active Secret Security Clearance

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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