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Northrop Grumman Princ Structural Analysts in Brigham City, Utah

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently looking for a Temporary Princ Structural Analysts to work in our Promontory, UT location. This is a temporary position.

Description & responsibilities:

Analyzes, researches and develops structural engineering specifications involving metals or non-metallic 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 may include ANSYS, ABAQUS, NX and a variety of software applications.

Competencies for Success:

  • Assess the structural integrity of rocket propulsion systems and related components using traditional closed form methods as well as finite element techniques

  • Plan and oversee material characterization testing of various materials used in the design of rockets

  • Reduce structural characterization test data into analysis input properties and material capability properties

  • Prepare reports and memos documenting structural assessment activities and results

  • Prepare and make presentations summarizing structural assessment/analysis results for internal review boards and external customers

  • Perform assessment and develop disposition of discrepant hardware and hardware anomalies

  • Interact with design and development teams (teams include specialists in Design, Quality, Safety, Thermal, Materials, Operations) to support innovative and creative design solutions that meet rocket motor requirements (technical, cost, schedule, etc.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of FE analysis with an MS in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering - Emphasis in metal structural analysis, and solid mechanics or finite element theory

  • Experience in finite element theory with emphasis in structural analysis, solid mechanic, including static strength, buckling, and bolted joint analysis

  • Familiarity of design and modeling software (NX)

  • Strong and demonstrated communication, planning, project management and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer skills including NX, ANSYS (Classic or Workbench), and ABAQUS

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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