Staff Engineer Mechanical-20005428

Location: United States
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Staff Mechanical Engineer - Lead Structural Analyst to join its Large Structures Analysis team within the Hardware Organization. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.


At Northrop Grumman, our employees have the opportunity to work on revolutionary systems in the air, space, sea and on the ground, with global impact.  Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, and we drive to do what others think is impossible.


This position includes both leadership of analysts and direct execution of structural analysis projects on aerospace, shipboard, ground based, and space radar systems and structures.  Analysis tasks will encompass loads development, stress analysis (static and fatigue), and vibration analysis of metallic and composite structures.  Structural Lead tasks will include estimating, planning, staffing recommendations, preparation of deliverable documentation and statusing program customers.  Structural Leads are expected to work closely with Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads to:  meet aggressive schedules, develop innovative solutions to complex technical problems, and advise program and functional management on technical risks and opportunities.  Staff Engineers are expected to work towards long term organizational goals, by improving processes, conducting research, and identifying efficiency and competitive advantage opportunities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering.
  • Typical minimum structural analysis experience / education: 14 years with Bachelors in Science; 12 years with Masters.
  • Strong background in classical structural and finite element analysis including static, non-linear, modal, and vibration analysis.
  • Awareness for cost reduction and structural efficiency.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance per business requirements.
  • Significant experience and comfort with FEA using MSC Partran/Nastran, FEMAP, or NX CAE/NX.Nastran
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience developing FEMs at the detail and assembly levels.
  • Structural project leadership or stress team leadership experience, with responsibility for multiple analysts work.
  • Comfort with presentation to internal and external customers.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Active Secret/Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • Experience with structural test applications.
  • Experience with DOD and/or FAA program structural load environmental requirements.


Job ID: 20005428

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position