Sr Principal Engineer Electrical
Requisition ID: R10130042
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Positions 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.
Northrop Grumman , 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.
Candidate shall possess a general electrical engineering background and an understanding of analog and digital electronics. This position requires basic knowledge of electrical and electronic system design. Candidate shall possess the skills needed to write test procedures and review test data to ensure that hardware is tested properly and passes all tests. Duties will require daily contact with space launch vehicle hardware and solid rocket motors. Candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and for guiding and mentoring less senior staff in the final system-level integration and test of air launched and ground launched target vehicles. Specific duties may include: contribute to the development of detailed work instructions, processes and procedures directing the assembly and test of launch vehicle systems, ensuring consistent application of assembly processes and philosophies across all products; coordinate test activities and schedules with operations supervisors, program engineers and various customer organizations; document hardware defects and test anomalies, and develop and implement robust and effective corrective actions; identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and participate in implementation; support launch operations, as required. Ability to write in clear technical terms, and good interpersonal skills required as well as the ability to communicate with engineers from various backgrounds. Preferences for the role to be knowledgeable in the writing and execution of electronic work instructions for test procedures in Solumina or CostPoint MES. Knowledge of standard PC application software is required. Occasional business travel may be required.
- Minimum EducationBachelors
9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD*This position requires an active/current DoD/secret clearance
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.