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Principal / Sr. Principal Cable Design & Harness Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: R10060515

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Azusa, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector is seeking a Subject Matter Expert in Cable and Harness design to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  This position can be filled at the principal (level 3) or sr. principal (level 4). This position will be located in Azusa, CA. We are looking for someone who has the ability to report on-site daily, but we can accommodate partial teleworking upon business/program need.

The successful applicant will perform design and analysis of cable and harness assemblies at component, subsystem, and system level.  Candidate must have experience in interface and cable design and experience with MIL-STD components, including connectors, wires, and other EEE parts.  Experience with system interconnect and system architecture is critical for success.  The position requires working with multi-discipline functions in a team environment to ensure that deliverable products meet requirements.   Specific assignments include deriving and documenting design requirements, performing trade studies, developing system interconnects, system interface and cable diagrams, parts selection and creating full interface and cable design. Additional assignments include manufacturing and fabrication support, testing hardware and troubleshooting to support anomaly resolution during integration and test. Candidate may be required to make technical presentations to internal team or customer team. Other responsibilities include development and cable drawings (schematic, wirelist, assembly), parts selection, trade studies, and troubleshooting to support anomaly resolution during integration and test. Additional responsibilities commensurate of individual performance and organizational needs.

Basic Qualifications: (Principal Level 3)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or STEM field and 5 years or related electronics engineering experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field & 3 years of related electronics engineering experience
  • Experience with Wiring and Harness Design tools
  • Experience with  MIL-STD-38999, MIL-DTL-24308, MIL-DTL-83513, MIL-C-39012
  • Experience with NASA-STD-8739 and/or IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • Experience with high-speed design including optical cables
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship Required)

Basic Qualifications: (Sr. Principal Level 4)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or STEM field and 9 years or related electronics engineering experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field & 7 years of related electronics engineering experience
  • Experience with Wiring and Harness Design tools
  • Experience with  MIL-STD-38999, MIL-DTL-24308, MIL-DTL-83513, MIL-C-39012
  • Experience with NASA-STD-8739 and/or IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • Experience with high-speed design including optical cables
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship Required)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design experience within Space and/or Aerospace industry
  • Experience with Zuken E3 ECAD tool suite
  • Test Experience
  • Active Secret DoD security (or higher) Clearance

Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $125,800 USD - $188,600 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.