Sentinel (GBSD) - Principal Structural Analysis Engineer / Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer (StrE) 12201

  • Posted on : 6/11/2024
  • Job Location : Roy, UT 84067
  • Compensation : Top salary structure
  • Type : Permanent


Requisition ID: R10151380

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

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 world’s 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal or Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer to join our Sentinel Facility Design Team. This position is in Roy, UT and supports the Sentinel program.  Sentinel’s Facility Design Team oversees the design of the facilities that support the future upgrade to the Minuteman III missiles as well as the unique flight test facilities.  Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities, and associated infrastructure.

What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Work within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment, interfacing with IPT leadership, suppliers, customers, and other technical disciplines.

  • Engineer analysis solutions to challenging problems through the development of Analysis Data Packages (ADP)

  • Perform linear and nonlinear structural analysis using ABAQUS, Ansys, and/or FEMAP (w/Nastran solver).

  • Perform finite element (static, transient, buckling, modal), fatigue, random vibration, weld and bolted joint analyses.

  • Participate in test objective development for model verification/validation and qualification.

  • Generate analysis documentation artifacts and prepare CDRL for customer deliveries.

  • Support the ADP lead in analyzing mechanical equipment, components, products, systems and assure their delivery to meet program milestones.

  • Integrate System Integration ADPs with the various element teams to proactively eliminate disconnects.

  • Identify gaps and holes within the analysis and/or requirements and provide a path forward for resolution that is cost effective, innovative, and has minimal impact to others while filling the gap/hole.

  • Ensure the developed technical solution and ADPs meet the analysis and design requirements and product specifications from the various element/configured item specifications.

  • Support digital transformation initiatives relating to ADP development and release.

Position Benefits

  • As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental andamp; Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs andamp; Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health andamp; Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

This position may be filled as a Principal Engineer (Level 3) or a Senior Principal Engineer (Level 4).

Principal Structural Analysis Engineer:  Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of relevant experience; 3 years of relevant experience with a Master's degree; or 0 years of experience with PhD.

Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer: Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of relevant experience; 7 years of relevant experience with a Master's degree; or 4 years of experience with PhD.

Required for both levels:

  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance and ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)

  • Experience running dynamic and static analysis

  • Experience in any of the following: ABAQUS, ANSYS, FEMAP (w/Nastran)

  • Proficient with post-processing using MATLAB, MathCAD, or Excel

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance investigated within the last 6 years and SAP.

  • Advanced or expert proficiency with ABAQUS, FEMAP, and ANSYS

  • Experience with seismic analysis (ASCE 7) or structural test applications

  • Familiarity with missiles program requirements andamp; propulsion

  • Working knowledge of Teamcenter, NX 3D models or CPLM

  • Experience developing and presenting customer presentations, with the ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities.

  • Demonstrated experience in making sound decisions in uncertain and difficult situations.

  • Strong sense of urgency and work ethic in ensuring engineering meets customer and program expectations in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Experience in leading/supporting a development engineering team.

  • Experience in performing in an Agile environment and knowledge/understanding of JIRA.

Salary Range: $92,600 - $139,000
Salary Range 2: $114,900 - $172,300
The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.
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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.