Sr. Principal Loads Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 5, 2022
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 Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking Sr.
Principal Loads Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse
individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL. Note
that this requisition may be filled at a higher grade if candidate
exceeds qualifications listed below. There is a need for a subject
matter expert specializing in vehicle flight / ground loads
supporting an advanced development program. The preferred candidate
will have a strong foundation in vehicle loads analysis with
emphasis on flight / ground loads to include steady state
maneuvers, abrupt maneuvers, gust response, and control surface
hinge moments. The candidate will also be responsible for
developing loads for miscellaneous conditions including canopy,
door, pressurization, engine mount, external store,
tie-down/mooring, and aerial refueling. The successful candidate
will be a highly-motivated self-starter. In addition, the
successful candidate must be proactive, forward-thinking, and able
to lead a small team to rapid resolution of complex technical loads
- Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND
9 years of related professional/military engineering experience, OR
a Master's degree AND 7 years of related professional/military
experience, OR a Ph.D. AND 4 years of related professional/military
- 5 years of aircraft loads (flight/aero, ground)
- Must have an active DoD Secret clearance or higher (that has a
background investigation completed within the last 6 years or is
under continuous evaluation).
- Must be able to obtain and maintain Program Access prior to the
commencement of employment. Preferred Qualifications:
- Master's degree in Engineering from an accredited university
with an emphasis in aircraft loads (flight loads, ground loads,
flutter and aeroelasticity, etc.).
- Advanced knowledge of detailed ground and flight loads and load
- Experience in vehicle loads analysis with emphasis on flight /
ground loads to include steady state maneuvers, abrupt maneuvers,
gust response, and control surface hinge moments.
- Experience developing loads for miscellaneous conditions
including canopy, door, pressurization, engine mount, external
store, tie-down/mooring, and aerial refueling.
- Experience in the use of industry standard loads and dynamics
analysis software: NASTRAN, PATRAN, FEMAP, ZONAIR, ZAERO
- Experience with MATLAB.
- Experience with CAD Tools (NX). Salary Range: $108,600 USD -
$163,000 USD 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
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