Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Senior Level Analysis Engineer in Rocket Center, West Virginia
Senior Level Analysis Engineer
Locations:Rocket Center, WV
Categories: Engineering and Sciences
AtNorthrop 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 Innovation Systemsdesigns, 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 Innovation Systemsis currently seeking a Senior Analysis Engineer who will assist in the planning, conducting, and reporting of structural/ thermal analysis activities at ourRocket Center, WVoffices. With its broad product line ranging from solid rocket motors to ammunition to electronic fuzes, Allegany Ballistics Lab (ABL) provides engineering challenges in design, development, and production with analysis and simulation of products, processes, and testing.
NGIS – ABL is seeking a highly motivated structural analysis engineer to work in the exciting and challenging world of tactical propulsion. Position duties center on the use of finite element analysis as applied to mechanics and heat transfer in evaluating rocket motors and other defense and aerospace systems. Applicant must have in-depth experience with solid rocket motors, composite structures, viscoelastic materials, or dynamic analysis.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Analysis model formulation and FEA solution using Abaqus/CAE, Abaqus/Standard, and Abaqus/Explicit
Providing technical assessments of results and giving design guidance with specialized knowledge of mechanics of materials for orthotropic, hyperelastic, and visocelastic materials
Reporting of analysis results in written and oral formats
Taking a lead role in failure investigations and problem solving
Developing new methods for rocket motor analysis and/or simulation
Peer reviewing of other analysts work products, including efforts at other corporate business locations
Interfacing with internal/external customers and with support personnel in design and testing
BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with 7 years related experience, or MS and 5 years related experience, or PhD and 2 years related experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience with finite element analysis programs, Abaqus preferred
Demonstrated understanding of advanced finite element modeling techniques
Static structural and structural/thermal analysis
Buckling, stability, and modal analysis
Ability to take a lead in material characterization testing
Knowledge of composite materials
Oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-discipline team
Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance which generally requires US Citizenship as a prerequisite is required. Preference given to candidates with active DoD clearances
Advanced knowledge of composite materials failure analysis
Advanced knowledge of steady state and transient dynamic analysis
Advanced knowledge of progressive damage analysis
Advanced knowledge of viscoelastic and hyperelastic material modeling
Advanced knowledge of ablative materials
Advanced knowledge of adhesives and adhesive joints
Experience with design optimization using iSight
Experience with Multiphysics analysis
Working knowledge of CFD
Proficiency with Siemens NX
Script writing, workflow automation
Constitutive model development and implementation
Skills & Qualifications:
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team
Excellent communication skills are required.
Ability to make sound decisions
Attention to details
Ability to multi-task
Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Northrop Grumman is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401K, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
Northrop Grummanis 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 visitwww.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Job Type:Full Time
Desired Travel:less than 25%
Years of Experience:5-8 Years