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. Provides structural analysis support by performing analysis, design, and test of one or more moderately complex materials, structural components, and functional systems of the company's products. Structural analysis can cover a variety of structures, from MGSE to flight hardware. Analyst is expected to work closely with the program design engineers by providing regular feedback on task status, overall structural performance, and to provide recommendations for meeting the specified task objective. Analysis requests may also include test development and support activities, from modal testing to structural qualification loading tests. Basic Qualifications Candidate shall possess a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering with 5 years of experience or a Master's Degree with 3 years of experience, or a PhD with 0 years of experience A Principal Mechanical Engineer level is expected to have a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts related to structural analysis. Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems under minimal supervision Work under general direction and independently determine and develop an approach to solve structural analysis problems. Ability to develop technical engineering documentation such as analysis reports, test procedures, and engineering design review presentations Must have good communication skills - both written and verbal Work well in team environment Finite Element Analysis experience Aptitude to balance technical, schedule, cost, and resources in order to meet overall company objectives US citizenship required Desired Qualifications NASTRAN / FEMAP finite element software is highly desired Composite experience is a plus Programming experience (Python, VBA, Matlab) Prior or current DOD secret clearance 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date. 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.