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Principal / Sr. Principal Engineer Electronics – Environmental Qualification

Requisition ID: R10045702

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Engineer Electronics - Environmental Qualification / Sr. Principal Engineer Electronics - Environmental Qualification to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  This position will be in Melbourne, FL. reporting to E2 Production IPT supporting Environmental Qualification. 

**This position may be filled by either at the Principal Engineer Electronics  - Environmental Qualification level or at the Sr. Principal Engineer Electronics  - Environmental Qualification level based on the qualifications listed.**

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer Electronics is expected to be a highly motivated self-starter with an ability to operate/communicate effectively with leadership, customer, suppliers, engineers, and technicians.

  • Environmental Qualification (EQ) Engineer expect to write/draft, interpret, allocate, tailor, and flow down requirements to all design levels.

  • Expect to present during design reviews to internal and external customers regarding EQ issues.

  • Expect to author design guidelines, review test procedures, test reports, technical analyses, participate in cross discipline design reviews, develop models and perform analyses on components, subsystems, and systems in accordance with governmental and non-governmental standards, for example MIL-STD-810 and DO-160 and travel to supplier sites to guide/witness tests.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Engineer Electronics - Environmental Qualification (T03):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university and 5 years of experience OR a Master’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university and 3 years of experience OR a PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university.

  • Must have experience working with Mission System Subsystems or Military Avionics Systems Environmental Qualification (EQ).

  • Must be able to brief/support customer/subcontractor meetings as required.

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years.

  • Must have ability to obtain and maintain special program access after start of employment.
     

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Engineer Electronics - Environmental Qualification (T04):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university and 9 years of experience OR a Master’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university and 7 years of experience OR 4 years’ experience with PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university.

  • Must have experience working with Mission System Subsystems or Military Avionics Systems Environmental Qualification (EQ).

  • Must be able to brief/support customer/subcontractor meetings as required.

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years.

  • Must have ability to obtain and maintain special program access after start of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of governing standards such as MIL-STD-810 and RTCA DO-160.

  • Active Secret clearance with access to Special Program.

  • Must be able to brief/support customer/subcontractor meetings as required.

  • Experience with avionics thermal and/or vibration analysis and related software such as ANSYS, Flotherm, FEMAP, etc.

  • Experience designing avionics from a mechanical perspective, including understanding of circuit board interconnects.

  • General familiarity with overall integration of all aircraft systems.

  • Experience with defense and aerospace industry practices, and programmatic skills supporting BOE, RFP, ROM, CAM, WBS, Risk assessments for EQ compliance is a plus for candidates.


Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 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.