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Principal Electrical Design Engineer – Test and Evaluation

Requisition ID: R10103039

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Electrical Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

In this role, you will contribute to the research, design, analysis, manufacturing and testing associated with Lab Design associated with Lab and aircraft Equipment. You will also develop, integrate and document Laboratory systems, electrical cable designs and electrical assemblies for aerospace programs in addition to developing and integrating wiring designs of a functional system utilizing AutoCAD Electrical or other Electrical design tool. Plus, create preliminary block diagrams, wiring diagrams and detailed assemblies such as cable assemblies, Circuit Breaker assemblies, Relay assemblies etc. Must be familiar using SAE AS 50881 (Mil-5088), additional MIL specs and proven commercial practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.
  • Review, track, and modify test station design documents as necessary.
  • Generate and track Bill of Materials (BOMs), schedule, and execution of test station development
  • Coordinate with a multi-discipline team (supply chain, operations, QA, etc.) to ensure a quality product is built and remains on schedule and within budget
  • Develop and perform Acceptance Test Procedures for test stations.
  • Designs will be accomplished utilizing ICD’s. (Interface Control Document) Candidate must be able to develop interface block diagram and wiring diagrams to be used to produce cable assembly BTP’s (Build to Package’s).

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 5 years of related professional/military experience OR a Master’s of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 3 years of related professional/military experience OR a STEM Ph.D. AND 0 years of related professional/military experience
  • Must be able to develop interface block diagram and wiring diagrams to be used to produce cable assembly BTP’s (Build to Package’s).
  • Must have Microsoft computer skills
  • Must have experience reading electrical schematics and design documentation
  • Must have an active DoD Secret or higher clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Electrical/Systems/STEM Engineering
  • Knowledge of networks
  • Experience with test equipment, such as, o-scope, spec-an, power supplies, etc.
  • Understanding of test engineering concepts
  • Experience with test station design and development
  • Experience with creating and maintaining BOMs (Bill of Materials)
  • Experience developing and executing ATPs (Acceptance Test Procedures)
  • Experienced AutoCAD Electrical Designer
  • Manufacturing/liaison support experience is also desired to support build and installation of assemblies as well as testing of aircraft systems.
  • Current Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance
  • Current Top Secret Clearance

Salary Range: $90,400 USD - $135,600 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

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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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.