Sr. Principal Engineer Electrical – (Space/Satellite Systems)

Requisition ID: 20020147

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert
  • 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.
Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes. 
  • Support the test and debug for flight and non-flight spacecraft electronic circuit card assemblies (CCA) and boxes. 
  • Responsible for ensuring that the technical requirements, cost, and schedule for the CTE/ATE system development is achieved. 
  • Lead the design team, and be responsible for the end-to-end design, debug, test and certification of CTE/ATE system. 
  • 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. 
  • Documentation, development, and release of the CTE/ATE system.
  • 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.
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 Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or related STEM field
  • 9 or more years of related experience
  • U.S. citizen


Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • 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

 
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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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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