Sr. / Principal Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer (Lunar Missions) – Space / Satellite Systems (Dulles, VA or Gilbert, AZ)

Requisition ID: 21006254

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today!     We have an opening for a Principal / Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer (Lunar Missions) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Tactical Space organization. This position will be located in Dulles, VA or can also be located in Gilbert, AZ.     Roles and Responsibilities: In this role you will:
  • Be responsible for the technical understanding of the spacecraft bus and electrical power subsystem as a whole
  • Be responsible for detailed technical knowledge of various electrical power equipment
  • Manage the budget and schedule on assigned project
  • Provide active oversight of assigned technical team and hardware development effort
  • Apply core EE principals to adapt/improve heritage equipment and features
  • Prepare proposal costing and technical assessments
  • Prepare and present technical packages for design reviews
  • Act as a liaison with program management and various customers
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This position can be filled at either the Engineer or Principal Engineer level.   Basic Qualifications: Principal Engineer Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM Discipline (preferably Electrical Engineering) and 5 years of experience; OR a Master's Degree with 3 years of experience; OR a PhD Understanding of the generation, storage, conditioning/regulation, and distribution of electrical power U.S. Citizenship   Sr. Principal Engineer Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM Discipline (preferably Electrical Engineering) and 9 years of experience; OR a Master's Degree with 7 years of experience; OR a PhD with 4 years of experience Understanding of the generation, storage, conditioning/regulation, and distribution of electrical power U.S. Citizenship   Preferred Qualifications: Understanding of analog electronics and various power converter topologies Ability to work through detailed analyses with minimal oversight Experience in managing subcontractors and working with government and private sector customers Design experience – while this is not a circuit design position, knowledge of the process is highly desirable   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   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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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  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.


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