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Electrical/Principal Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: R10032155

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Plymouth, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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 Defense Systems invites you to discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

We are seeking a talented Electrical Engineer to join our team in Plymouth, MN. This position supports programs on the Fuzing and Warheads team. If you are a dynamic and motivated professional looking to join an innovative team, working on cutting-edge technology – this may be the role for you!

This position requires experience in applying Electrical Engineering practices, including:

  • Collaborating with a team of Electrical Engineers through product development

  • Considers technical tradeoffs, design requirements and program objectives

  • Ability to calculate and simulate design concepts prior to and during schematic entry

  • Leading schematic development with experience in analog and digital circuit design

  • Oversees board layout and provides knowledgeable feedback to the PWB designer

  • Experience running and/or participating in the peer review process

  • Ability to perform and analyze circuit card level testing

This position my be hired at a higher level depending on education and/or years of experience.

Basic Qualifications for EE:

  • Requires a minimum BSEE +2 years or an MSEE from an accredited college

  • Experience in the areas of analog and digital design

  • Experience in modeling and simulation of the electrical systems

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment with cross functional team members

  • Position may require occasional travel to meet with customers, suppliers and to perform product demonstrations

  • Prefer experience in developing high reliability electronics to meet military environments

  • Able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

Basic Qualifications for Principal EE:

Includes all of the above with the addition of at least 5 years of EE experience.

What to Expect:

We offer highly competitive salaries, an array of benefits to give you the support you need, and the opportunity to connect with coworkers, remote and in-office, in an environment that is professional, creative and flexible. If you are a dynamic and motivated professional, Northrop Grumman is the company that will help further your experience and grow your career.  

What Makes This Location Great:

Excellent schools, affordable housing, low crime, and an active outdoor culture just to name a few. Plymouth boasts more than half a dozen lakes, extensive trails, parks and plenty of shopping, entertainment & sporting activities. With affordable cost of living, low unemployment, low crime, diverse recreation, and schools ranked among the best in the U.S. - there is a lot to love about this area!


Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $96,900 USD - $145,300 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.