Sr. Principal Loads Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Requisition ID: R10078691
Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: SAP
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 2 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
problems. Basic Qualifications: 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 engineering
5 years of aircraft loads (flight/aero, ground) experience.
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
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 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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