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Aerospace Structural Engineer III

Company: Leidos Inc
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.Are you ready for your next challenge?The Defense Group at Leidos QRC Airborne ISR Systems Division has an opening for an Aerospace Structural Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Leidos mission. In this mission, we provide aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms for today's warfighter.THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)

  • Perform static, linear structural analysis for modifications to FAR Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft.
  • Analyze metallic and composite structures using both Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and classical hand calculation methodology.
  • Write and review structural test plans, test reports, and structural analysis reports.
  • Serve as the programmatic structures lead for the design development of aircrafts. Ensuring all deliverable deadlines are met and all systems have analysis coverage as applicable to include static structural analysis, Damage Tolerance Analysis (DTA), and Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA).
  • Provide mechanical design recommendations based on structural design principles and analysis results.
  • Present analysis assumptions and results during internal and external design reviews.
  • Collaborate with Integrated Product Teams to plan and execute all technical and production functions.
  • Mentor engineers in areas of stress analysis, design, and fabrication methods.
  • Review and approve design deviation requests and non-conformance reports.
  • Peer review and approve structural analysis reports and drawings of other engineers.WHAT SETS YOU APART (basic qualifications)
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or STEM field
    • 4+ years of experience in engineering development and product lifecycle management
    • 4+ years experience with airplane or helicopter analysis
    • Experience with FAR Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft certification.
    • Experience in structural analysis of metallic and composite aircraft structure.
    • Experience with all phases of the development lifecycle including planning, conceptual design, requirements definition, preliminary design, prototyping, test and evaluation, detailed design, integration, formal verification, entry to production, etc.
    • Strong engineering analytical and technical writing skills with demonstrated experience authoring technical reports and supporting design reviews.
    • Effective communication & interpersonal skills with ability to present data and explain results to leadership, subordinates & peers.
    • Leadership, teambuilding, and mentoring skills.
    • Ability to effectively work within a multi-functional and diverse team.
    • Proficiency in presenting complex information to both technical and non-technical management personnel and other stakeholders.Security Clearance Requirement
      • Eligible to obtain and maintain a minimum of Secret security clearance.Preferred Qualifications
        • Ability to work on multiple projects in various stages simultaneously.
        • Proficient in using Finite Element Modeling software - FEMAP NX Nastran.
        • Experience using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) platforms - SolidWorks.
        • Experience with Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Analysis.
          • Proficiency using presentation software to explain complex information to both technical and non-technical management personnel and other stakeholders.
          • Experience performing cost and schedule management.Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos Inc, Roanoke , Aerospace Structural Engineer III, Engineering , Bridgewater, Virginia

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