Cable and Harness Electrical Engineer / Principal Cable and Harness Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: 21005027

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % 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. Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible. SSSD has an opening for either a Cable and Harness Electrical Engineer or Principal Cable and Harness Electrical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California. As a Cable and Harness Engineer (CHE), you will:
  • Define and document electrical interconnects through coordination with system, subsystem, and unit engineers
  • Incorporate project flow down requirements into the harness/cable design
  • Prepare Preliminary Design Audit (PDA) and Critical Design Audit (CDA) data packages and support design reviews
  • Assist in establishing harness/cable routing and segmentation.
  • Perform voltage drop analysis and capacitance studies
  • Coordinate and document RF loss analysis
  • Prepare and release equipment specifications, manufacturing assembly drawings, and interconnect diagrams
  • Prepare fuse module, fusistor module, diode module, resistor module assembly drawings and test procedures
  • Provide support to Manufacturing and Spacecraft Assembly and Test
  Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for: Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
401k
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions 
Paid Time Off 
Health & Wellness Resources 
Employee Discounts
Flexible Schedules:  For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work. For more details, please view: Northrop Grumman Benefits   #LI-JP1

This requisition may be filled at either a Cable and Harness Electrical Engineer or Principal Cable and Harness Electrical Engineer level. Cable and Harness Electrical Engineer Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 2 years of engineering experience or 1 year of engineering experience with a Master’s Degree
  • Must have Cable and Harness engineering experience 
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance.
Principal Cable and Harness Engineering Engineer Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 5 years of engineering experience or 1 year of engineering experience with a Master’s Degree
  • Must have Cable and Harness engineering experience 
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with the successful design and delivery of spacecraft and/or aircraft DC harnesses and RF cables
  • Knowledge and expereince with various harness manufacturing task and support functions.
  • Detail-oriented and have excellent verbal and written communications skills, leadership skills, and organization skills
  • Extensive knowledge of military standards of connectors, wires, and contacts for space applications such as MIL-C-38999, MIL-C-24308, MIL-DTL-83513, MIL-STD-1553, MIL-HDBK-83575, DOD-W-83575
  • Proficient using harness design software tools such as Mentor Graphics, Routed Systems Design (RSD), CATIA and with Microsoft Access and Visio

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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