Structural Engineer 2/3

Northrop Grumman Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 2 months ago

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team 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. Come be a part of our mission!

The Structures team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Structural Engineer based out of Sunnyvale, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

With Northrop Grumman, you will play a critical role in the development of products for the United States Navy. You will work with fellow engineers to solve the toughest challenges in the industry and deliver world-class performance. Your duties may include:

  • Develop component and system level finite element models using Hypermesh and post process analysis results using Hyperview, Matlab and Excel.

  • Perform linear finite element static, vibration, modal and direct frequency response, and response spectra analyses using Nastran.

  • Perform nonlinear static and transient finite element analyses using ABAQUS.

  • Perform fatigue, fracture mechanics, weld, bolting, and buckling calculations.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Level 2:

  • Bachelors of Science in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 2 or more years applicable experience; or a Masters of Science in a STEM discipline with no experience

  • Experience in performing a wide variety of finite element analysis solution types

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Level 3:

  • Bachelors of Science in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 or more years applicable experience; or a Masters of Science in relevant engineering discipline with 3 or more years applicable experience.

  • Experience in performing a wide variety of finite element analysis solution types

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience in developing large system level finite element models using a wide variety of element types

  • Experience with the following software tools: NX, Hypermesh, Nastran, Abaqus, Matlab

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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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