Co-op Electrical Engineering- Technical

Requisition ID: 21007377

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Wallops Island, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. NASA’s Sounding Rocket Operations Contract (NSROC) is a sub-orbital space flight program located at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility (WFF), a part of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). NSROC provides suborbital launch vehicles, payload development and field operations support to NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. The program enables the collection of Earth, Heliophysics and Astrophysics science. The Electrical Engineering Intern develops skills and principals of electrical engineering through their support of special projects within the sounding rocket electrical engineering group. Specific duties include:
  • Design and utilize ground support equipment to test and validate telemetry system components.
  • Perform environmental qualification testing of new sounding rocket components.
  • Develop programming applications to test and validate components utilizing software in C, C++, C# and Matlab.
  • Research and develop new engineering and specialty products.
  • Develop technical documentation to evaluate and check electronic systems.
  • Document the results of design, analysis and testing project tasks for technical reports and meeting presentations.
  • Develop electrical engineering skills, principals and application approaches through participation in mission testing activities and reviews.
  • Training will be required in:
    • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)

Basic Qualifications:
  • Education: Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or other STEM field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Education: Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical of Computer Engineering Preferred
  • Preference is given to students who can “co-op” through either spring and summer or summer and fall.  Summer only is on a limited basis.
  • Junior level student status
  • Experience with microcontrollers and PLD’s.
  • Experience with lab equipment such as multimeters, power supplies and oscilloscopes
  • Experience in developing software applications in C and C#.
  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.