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Mechanical/Structural Analysis Engineer

Dulles, VA, USA | Northrop Grumman

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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The Innovation Systems Space Systems Group is seeking an entry to mid-level Mechanical/Structural Analysis Engineer to assist an experienced team of mechanical engineers to perform mechanical and structural analysis on one or more spacecraft systems or subsystems.


This position in located in Dulles, VA.


Responsibilities may include the following:

Performing static and dynamic structure analysis.


Reviewing requirements for materials, structure systems & subsystems.


Selecting appropriate technical information and data from applicable products.


Determining the technical principles involved, identifying the design path forward and computing the engineering characteristics to ensure consistency with the specifications design needs and requirements of space applications.


Releasing results as “technical documents” after review by the senior members of the team.


Developing innovative solutions and elaborating on design concepts.


Evaluating completed designs with supervisor and other technical groups, and making modifications necessary to achieve the most ideal design. 


Developing, coordinating, and conducting test programs required to evaluate design work. 


Qualifications


Basic Qualifications:


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:


This position May be filled at level 2 or 3 depending on the experience and skills of the candidate.


Mechanical/Structural Engineer 2: Bachelor’s degree in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineer, Math or related area (Mechanical Engineering or Degrees with a focus in Structural Analysis highly preferred) and 2+ years of experience or Master’s Degree and 0+ years


Principal Mechanical/Structural Engineer 3: Bachelor’s degree in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineer, Math or related area (Mechanical Engineering or Degrees with a focus in Structural Analysis highly preferred) and 5+ years of experience or Master’s Degree and 3+ years


Must have U.S. Citizenship to be considered for this position.


Ability to perform structural engineering tasks associated with analysis, design, and/or testing of structures. 


Experience with at least one of the following Mechanical Analysis tools:NX FEMAP/NASTRAN, ABAQUS, HYPERMESH.(Equivalent spacecraft structural analysis tools may be considered on a case by case basis).


Preferred Qualifications: 


Experience with spacecraft or subsystem static/dynamic testing

Experience utilizing MATLAB


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