Staff Engr Circuit Dsgn – FDS Integration and Test (I&T) Lead

Requisition ID: 20021898

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % 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.        The Ground Systems Development Department (part of Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector) in Redondo Beach, CA is seeking a talented Staff Electrical Engineer to lead the Integration and Test (I&T) of complex electronic ground units into the FDS Subsystem for the P093 Program.   This role is responsible for leading the integration and test of Ground Element RF & Digital hardware at the factory as well as delivery and sell-off at customer sites both domestic and internationally.  The FDS Subsystem I&T Lead role is expected to interface with Ground Element Hardware Designers and Hardware Management, Systems Engineering, Customer and Stakeholders.  Delivery and sell-off includes travel to different off-site locations and directly interfacing with Customer and Site Stakeholders. This role is includes the responsibility of solving challenging technical issues, coordinating stakeholder approval, and implementing the appropriate solutions. The candidate will lead a multidisciplinary team of 8-12 engineers, provide schedule and cost feedback as well as brief the Ground Element HW management team.  Candidate with strong communication, leadership, strategic thinking, effective execution, and team building skills are preferred.       The ideal candidate has a broad range of experience with:  Leading a team of different skillsets or backgroundsDesign, integration, and test of Digital and Analog/RF circuitsElectronic drawers/unitsSmall to large electronic subsystems  Some responsibilities include both performing and leading the following:  
  • Subsystem design, development, test planning, test execution, sell-off, and post-delivery support for multiple off-site locations
  • Solving challenging critical digital and RF subsystem design decisions to meet requirements across all delivery variants
  • Leading and directing the Acceptance Testing for Mission Assurance, Customers, and Technical Representatives
  • Developing and presenting subsystem internal design reviews, test readiness reviews, and End Item Data Package review and sell-off to internal and external customers
  • Reporting schedule and earned value metrics to program leadership 

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 Basic Qualifications: 
  • STEM Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and 14+ years of experience in an Electrical Engineering environment; or 12+ years of experience with a STEM Master's degree; or 9+ years of experience with a STEM PhD. degree
  • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:  
•Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years       •OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years       •OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience with Cost and Schedule reporting including schedule planning, earned value and variance reporting 
  • Technical leadership and employee development experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience presenting technical content to customers
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Strong Experience/Expertise in RF and/or high speed digital electronics
  • Previous experience with I&T activities
  • Previous I&T leadership experience

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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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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