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Principal Structural Design Engineer / Senior Principal Structural Design Engineer

Northrop Grumman

Oklahoma City, OK 73165
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 worlds 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has multiple openings for Principal Structural Design or Senior Principal Structural Design Engineers to join our team of qualified diverse individuals. In Vehicle Engineering, we develop manned and unmanned aircraft platforms for all of the programs in the Aeronautics Systems Sector

These positions will be located Oklahoma City, OK, or Palmdale, CA and have the possibility to work multiple shifts:

+ 9/80 work scheduled (week 1, Monday - Friday, week 2, Monday - Thursday Friday off)
+ Monday - Thursday on a 4 day - 10 hours/day schedule. **Alternate hours or shifts may be discussed**
+ Friday, Saturday, Sunday on a 3 day - 10 hours/day schedule (you will be paid for a 40-hour work week). **Alternate hours or shifts may be discussed**

We are looking for Engineers to develop design for producibility solutions to difficult problems that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives. In the Structural Design group, we develop solutions to difficult problems that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives. In your day-to-day activities you will participate in the development and review of completed models, drawings, and repairs for accuracy, clarity, and completeness, in order to provide evaluation of engineering products for conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications. You will also supervise design solutions from initial concept to final implementation and give concise presentations and explanations of structural issues/solutions to internal management and customer representatives.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ BS degree in in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering and 5 15 years of experience with a background in structural design (Masters degree may count towards an additional 2 years of experience).
+ Experience in the design of bonded composite primary and secondary aircraft structures.
+ High level of proficiency in using Unigraphics Nx or CATIA V5 in the development of aircraft structures and components.
+ **Must have the ability to obtain an DoD security clearance**
+ **Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.**

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering
+ Experience working on Special Access Programs
+ Experience working on military aircraft

Salary Range: $77,700.00 - $116,500.00Salary Range 2: $96,200.00 - $144,400.00

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 .

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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