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Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer (TS or SCI Clearance Required)

Northrop Grumman

Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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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.

**Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD)** is an industry-leading provider of prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) has an opening for a **Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer** to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Vehicle & Software Engineering Department. This position will be located in **Redondo Beach, CA.**

As a **Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer,** you will be supporting the Structures Design, Analysis, and Integration (SDAI) team in the Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) of Northrop Grumman Corporation. The SDAI Department provides key Design and Analysis support for most of the Space Park programs and other collaborating Organizations. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing critical Stress Analysis support to various Space Park Programs, with opportunities for diversification across multiple programs and upward growth.

The responsibilities of a **Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer** include (but are not limited to):

+ Support existing and upcoming Space programs
+ Participate in the resolution of complex Structural analysis problems for space-based platforms and missions involving the analysis of propulsion systems, metallic, and composite structures.
+ Architect, lead and perform structural analysis of propulsion systems, structures and deployables.
+ Perform requirements definition, preliminary analysis of layouts, detail designs and final drawing release.
+ Prepare, perform and lead design review presentations and support to fabrication.
+ Work closely with design, manufacturing, materials and processes and test to develop design requirements, define structural load paths, develop FEMs and perform detailed analysis for engineering drawings to fabricate flight and structural test articles.
+ Author and or support the generation and revision of structural analysis stress reports, procedures, and process documents in support of the program and functional homeroom organization.
+ Additional responsibilities may include:
+ Analyzes, researches and develops structural engineering specifications involving metals, non-metallic or composite structural materials for product design, or operation of product to include structures, mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronics, power plant, armament, heating and ventilating, equipment and maintenance designs.
+ Analyzes damage tolerance, durability, design allowables and structural modeling.
+ Specific structural engineering specialties may include dynamics and loads, stability and stress fatigue and thermal analysis.
+ Tools utilized will include FEMAP and NX Nastran, and may include Mathcad, MATLAB, and a variety of additional software applications.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 9 years of engineering experience, Masters Degree in STEM with 7 years of engineering experience, OR Ph.D. with 4 years of engineering experience
+ Experience in Composite and Metallic materials Stress Analysis
+ Candidate must currently have, and be able to maintain, a Department of Defense Top Secret clearance and/or SCI Access

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor and/or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and/or Aerospace Engineering
+ Responsible Stress Engineering (RSE) experience and experience leading engineering teams
+ Experience authoring technical and/or requirements documents
+ Experience working on Special Access Programs
+ Participation in multiple design cycles in spacecraft/aircraft development programs
+ Active Dept of Defense Top Secret clearance with a background investigation date within 6 years AND Active SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 6 years

Salary Range: $129,700.00 - $194,500.00

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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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.
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