Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Principal Composite Structures Analysis Engineer (Must have current and active secret clearance)

Clearfield, UT
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: TS20180609-47427

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Principal Composite Structures Analysis Engineer to join our team in our Clearfield, UT offices. 

This is an Full Time Direct Hire Role (Must have current and Active Secret Clearance)

Role description & Responsibilities:

Highly motivated structural analysis engineer with composite structures and assemblies for military and/or commercial aircraft. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the analysis of laminates, sandwich structures, and bonded and bolted assemblies.


Experience Requirements: 


·     BS in Civil, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering or related with a minimum of 7 years related experience in an analysis engineering function or a MS and 5 years preferred

·     Minimum of 4 years of experience with Abaqus and/or Nastran

·     Static structural and structural/thermal analysis

·     Buckling, stability, and modal analysis

·     Loads definition

·     Knowledge of composite materials and manufacturing processes

·     Oral and written communication skills

·     Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-discipline team

Experience Preferred

·     Proficiency with NX, Catia V5, Fibersim, MSC Marc, Altair HyperMesh/OptiStruct, and HyperSizer are also desirable

·     Structural dynamics including random vibration and shock

·     Definition of layups and ply patterns with Fibersim to generate finite element models

·     Script writing, workflow automation

·     Constitutive Model Development and implementation

·     Requirements definition and verification

·     Previous experience in aerospace manufacturing facility

Skills & Qualifications:

·     Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team

·     Excellent communication skills are required

·     Ability to make sound decisions

·     Ability to multi-task

·     Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively


·     BS degree in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, or related 

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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Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight