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Senior / Principal Electrical Engineer: Avionics Advanced Analyses – Space / Satellite Systems (Nationwide)

Requisition ID: R10063904

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, 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.

We have an opening for an Avionics Advanced Analyses Electrical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Tactical Space organization. The primary need for this position is in Dulles, VA and Gilbert, AZ; however, we will consider any NG location nationwide.


In this role, you will get the opportunity to conduct analyses and provide design inputs on components ranging from circuit cards to whole spacecraft buses. Your inputs will be valued throughout the design process to confirm that the systems operate as designed and meet requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work on a design team and be responsible for advanced analyses at several levels.
  • Use Saber for most of the advanced analyses along with LT Spice and MATHCAD.
  • Support the test and debug for flight and non-flight spacecraft electronic circuit card assemblies (CCA) and boxes
  • Ensure that technical requirements, cost, and schedule for the CTE/ATE system development is achieved
  • Work closely with the spacecraft avionics Design Engineer to ensure the CTE/ATE system will validate the circuit cards and/or electronics box under all test environments
  • Perform subsystem definition, preliminary and detailed design, design implementation, subsystem and system integration, and test for a subsystem
  • Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts
  • Analyze software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Make frequent contact with customers both internal and external concerning requirements, design and maintenance of software

This position can be filled at the Principal or Sr. Principal level.

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Engineer

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field (ideally in Electrical Engineering) with 5 or more years of experience; or a Master’s degree with 3 years of experience; or a PhD
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Hands-on experience utilizing electrical design, modeling, simulation and/or prototyping tool Saber
  • Hands-on experience utilizing mathematical calculation and analyzation tools (i.e. Mathcad, Matlab, Solidworks, etc)
  • Experience designing, mapping and/or testing subsystems and related components

Sr. Principal Engineer

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field (ideally in Electrical Engineering) with 9 or more years of experience; or a Master’s degree with 7 years of experience; or a PhD with 4 years of experience
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Hands-on experience utilizing electrical design, modeling, simulation and/or prototyping tool Saber
  • Hands-on experience utilizing mathematical calculation and analyzation tools (i.e. Mathcad, Matlab, Solidworks, etc)
  • Experience designing, mapping and/or testing subsystems and related components

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience utilizing electrical design, modeling, simulation and/or prototyping tools (i.e. Cadence, Siemans, LT Spice, etc)
  • Strong Stability Analysis skills
  • Experience using Saber
  • Experience using Mathcad
  • Strong custom hardware interface design skills
  • Strong ATE/CTE system design skills
  • Experience defining and mapping operational requirements to functional implementations
  • Experience developing test application SW to interface with Test Equipment along with instrument driver suites
  • Experience developing test applications for data protocols, high speed serial interfaces, and memory algorithms.
  • Experience in the test and debug of hardware and software systems
  • A high level understanding of general and specialized test equipment to include: Data Bus Analyzers, Signal Generators, Logic Analyzers, and Power equipment

The Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Division is a strategic partner specializing in commercial and classified partnerships with the design, delivery, operation and sustainment of satellites and human spacecraft.  We support science and space exploration through our various partnerships, including NASA’s Artemis program with the goal to return humans to the Moon in 2024 and the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) program that has discovered more than twenty confirmed plants.  Recognized as an industry leader, we also develop highly specialized space and satellite components. 

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

Medical

Dental & Vision coverage

401k

Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)

For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more.

Link: www.northropgrumman.com/benefits

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Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $163,000 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.