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Sr. Principal Power Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: R10045832

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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: 2

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Are you passionate about power?  Are you looking for meaningful work in power electronics?  If so, we’re looking for someone like you to join our team.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Power Electronics Engineers to join our growing design team located in Baltimore, MD. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Power Conversion Technology design group, working with other engineers to develop state of the art power supplies and power products for military applications.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform power supply design, including simulation and analysis, schematic creation, component selection, and printed wiring board layout

  • Perform technical trade studies

  • Perform worst case analysis and component stress analysis

  • Provide manufacturing support for your hardware builds

  • Develop Acceptance Test Procedures and perform first piece hardware checkout/testing

  • Work in a lab environment and support hardware production

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering or equivalent and 9+ years of hands-on power supply or power systems design and development experience, 7 years with a Master's Degree.

  • Familiar with basic isolated and non-isolated circuit topologies & control techniques

  • Familiar with simulation tools (e.g. SPICE, LTSpice, SABER), MathCad

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Secret clearance (or higher)

  • Familiar with power supply EMI/EMC filtering and design

  • Digital control experience

  • Active power factor correction design experience

  • Magnetic component design experience

  • High voltage design experience (up to 200 kV)

  • Working knowledge of power related Mil-Stds for power quality and electromagnetic interference

  • Hardware development team leadership experience

  • Good verbal and written communication skills


Salary Range: $120,000 USD - $180,000 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.