Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: R10020884

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler - AZ, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary

Based on specific objectives, aid senior engineers with the analysis, test, documentation, and data review of complex designs.  Study design concepts and criteria to ascertain knowledge of the engineering principles involved.  Under the guidance of senior engineers, perform qualification testing, characterization testing, troubleshooting, and test data review of completed designs. 

Job Responsibilities

Job Knowledge/Technical Skills – Basic understanding and application of company electrical engineering technical standards.

Basic technical understanding and working knowledge of other related disciplines.

Ability to execute development/characterization tests and performs basic analyses under the close supervision of senior engineers.

Strong technical writing skills.

Solid understanding of digital and analog device types and their functionality.

Basic programming knowledg

Problem Solving/Innovation - With guidance and direction from senior engineers, perform root cause analysis of failures involving complex assemblies.

Ability to perform basic circuit analysis and troubleshooting.

Perform data analysis to identify trends that may indicate poor part performance or degradation.

Liaison - Actively and effectively participates and contributes in a positive manner.

Supports team decisions and goals.

Makes an extra effort to provide quality internal and external customer service.

Constantly seeks new sources of information and provides information necessary to meet customer needs.

Disciplined with escalation when require

Requirements Derivation / Test Development – Assist senior engineers in evaluating and documenting derived requirements and tests.

Supports the testing, evaluation/validation, and/or documentation of an electrical component, subsystem, or system analytical model or implementation.

Risk and Uncertainty Quantification – Under senior engineering guidance assist with the evaluation of uncertainty and risks associated with requirements and designs.

Under close supervision, perform tests to characterize off-nominal operation of components.


Analysis and Design –   Assist in the data collection and documentation for analyses involving one or more complex designs, components, or functional systems of company products.

Use analytical engineering software tools such as MATLAB and Python to analyze and reduce data to identify key characteristics and trends.

Participate in the testing and characterization of circuit or component level designs under direction and support of more experienced engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters

Salary Range: 62200 - 96200

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 ( 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 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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.