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Principal/Sr. Principal Electrical Design Integration Engineer (Active SCI Required)

Requisition ID: R10082706

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider of prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.
 

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) has an opening for a Principal/Sr. Principal Electrical Design Integration Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Vehicle & Software Engineering Department. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following space vehicle, spacecraft, and/or payload electrical integration tasks:
 

The responsibilities of an Electrical Design Integration Engineer include:

  • Electrical systems requirements development & analysis 
  • System, subsystem, and unit-to-unit electrical block diagram generation
  • Power and command & telemetry hardware resource management and allocation
  • Electrical Connectivity development for spacecraft harness design
  • Fusing, signal integrity, and electrical interface compatibility analysis
  • Cable & Harness Design
  • Provide feedback regarding the impacts of possible cost and/or schedule changes
  • Work and execute independently with some technical oversight
  • Must have a working knowledge of Power Converter interfaces
  • Ability to interface with project management/IPT, RDE, SPM, customer, and functional management.
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide guidance on best practices


This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Engineer level or Sr. Principal Engineer level based on the qualifications listed below.
 

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electrical Design Integration Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline with 5 years of engineering experience OR Master’s Degree in STEM with 3 years of engineering experience
  • Must currently have and be able to maintain an active SCI clearance.  
     

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Electrical Design Integration Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline with 9 years of engineering experience OR Master’s Degree in STEM with 7 years of engineering experience
  • Must currently have and be able to maintain an active SCI clearance.  
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent verbal and written communications skills, leadership skills, and organization skills
  • Spacecraft and/or payload electrical design integration, cable & harness design, and/or command & telemetry database development background with experience through the entire system lifecycle from concept, design, production, integration, test, launch, to operation support.  
  • Understanding of electrical interface standards such as MIL-STD-1553, LVDS, RS-422, etc.
  • Experience working on electrical design and troubleshooting efforts. 
  • Detailed knowledge of circuit simulation software such as PSPICE, and/or database management software such as Microsoft Access or ORACLE.
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics, Routed Systems Designer (RSD), HarneSys, and/or CATIA V5 harness development tools


Salary Range: $104,600 USD - $157,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $129,700 USD - $194,500 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.