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Sr Principal Electrical Engineer – AHT

Requisition ID: R10030699

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Rocket Center, West Virginia, United States of America
  • 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, 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

We are seeking an experienced Principal Electrical Engineer/Sr. Principal EE to join our Electrical Engineering team in our Rocket Center, WV facility.

This position requires experience in applying Electrical Engineering practices to all phases of military programs for Ignition Safety Devices, including:

  • Technical leadership for Electrical Engineers on programs comprised of diverse and competing requirements. The person filling this role will work with an Integrated Product Team across engineering disciplines to ensure teams are progressing toward an optimal interdisciplinary solution.
  • Lead team of Electrical Engineers through development ensuring processes and procedures are followed, technical tradeoffs are considered, design requirements identified and understood, milestone adherence and change management.
  • Primary engineering interface to program management to ensure alignment to program goals. Provides daily updates up to program management team and is primary communicator of program strategy to design engineering team.
  • Present program technical status to internal management and customers.
  • Lead technical white papers, engineering proposals, trade analyses and internal research and development efforts.
  • Performs research, design, and development in such areas as power conditioning electronics, analog circuit design, digital circuit design, FPGA design, and other general electrical engineering design functions.
  • Applies research to the planning, design, development and testing of electrical circuits for use in military applications.
  • Is capable of generating design schematics preferably with experience using CAD tools such as Mentor Graphics.
  • Develops specifications for and performs selection of components for use in electrical circuits for military applications.
  • Compiles and analyzes test data to determine effect of design on electrical circuits for military applications.
  • Possess strong analytical skills to enable risk analyses and management throughout program.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills to work effectively within a development team to understand system level interdependencies that impact requirements and design constraints.
  • Preferably an understanding of Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) disciplines; including design for assembly / design for manufacturing (DFA/DFM).

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in STEM, preferably in Electrical Engineering
  • At least 9 years of Electrical Engineering experience, or at least 7 years EE experience with a Masters in Engineering, or PhD & 4 years.
  • Must be a US citizen and have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Salary Range: $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.