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Principal Electrical Cable Design and Analysis Engineer

Requisition ID: R10082871

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Corinne, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Propulsions Division is currently looking for a Principal Electrical Cable Design and Analysis Engineer to join our team at our Promontory, UT location.

The Electrical Cable Design and Analysis Engineer is responsible to create, modify and support engineering for: instrumentation integration design (flight and ground tests), cable harness design, avionics box design, and electromagnetic environmental effects analyses. Production support, including discrepancy resolution will also be required. This engineer will work with Systems and Project Engineers to support the verification of these designs to requirements and interact with in-house and external customers.

Job Duties:

  • Create and maintain engineering drawings, specifications, and as-built documentation.

  • Write test plans and oversee testing to demonstrate and/or qualify designs.

  • Produce and maintain system and component level requirement sets.

  • Compile and analyze test data, use the results to assess and improve product designs.

  • Assist in the process of validating designs through the flight certification process.

  • Check completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.

  • Identify design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommend revisions and/or improvements in design layout to responsible engineers or designers.

  • Provide, as needed, supplier oversight, testing oversight and assembly integration support. Includes occasional on-site support at manufacturer or vendor locations and lab environments.

Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of Electrical, Instrumentation and/or Electro-mechanical systems experience with BS degree.

  • Ability to travel:  Travel expectation of 0% – 10%

Experience Preferred: 

  • Experience working to conclusion design drawings and specifications

  • Experience/knowledge working design verification and verification reporting

  • Experience with integrated electrical systems setup, testing and issue resolution

  • Experience integrating instrumentation (mechanical and electrical) including electrical checkout of sensors and data acquisition hardware

  • Experience with electrical circuit analysis

  • Experience with E3 related requirements and analyses

  • Experience with avionics architecture and/or components (boxes, batteries, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience in participating in engineering teams

  • Knowledge of test design and execution

  • Work experience in a government contracting environment

  • Experience with Zuken or Capital Harness Designer, Cameo, CST, and NX.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Broad understanding of electronic and electromechanical system design and integration

  • Broad understanding of mechanical design and analysis

  • Ability to analyze analog circuits primarily related to instrumentation systems.

  • Integration engineering skills (i.e. ability to integrate ground system designs with flight hardware needs)

  • Understanding of principles and applications related to electromagnetics environmental effects (lightning, RF, electrical bonding methods, ESD)

  • Ability to read an electrical circuit schematic and assess functionality

  • Ability to present and articulate complex designs to both internal and external customers

  • Strong skills in effectively learning and applying new concepts and tools

  • Demonstrated ability to get work done in an environment of established systems and procedures

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skill

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field required.

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.