Principal / Sr Principal Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer (Top Secret Clearance)

Requisition ID: 20018573

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

This position can be filled at either the Principal Engineer (level 3) or Sr. Principal Engineer level (level 4).
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the technical understanding of the spacecraft bus and electrical power subsystem as a whole
• Responsible for detailed technical knowledge of various electrical power equipment
• Management of the budget and schedule on assigned project
• Active oversight of assigned technical team and hardware development effort
• Application of core EE principals to adapt/improve heritage equipment and features
• Preparing proposal costing and technical assessments
• Preparing and presenting technical packages for design reviews
• Acting as a liaison with program management and various customers


Basic Qualifications:
  • Active or current Top Secret clearance
  • Ability to obtain SCI
  • U.S. citizen
Required experience for Principal Engineer (level 3):
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related STEM field
  • At least 5 years of Engineering experience.
Required experience for Sr. Principal Engineer (level 4):
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
    or related STEM field
  • At least 9 years of Engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the generation, storage, conditioning/regulation, and distribution of electrical power
  • 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
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.

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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.