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Staff Electrical Engineer Nuclear Hardening & Survivability

Requisition ID: R10098593

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Woodland Hills, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • 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
  • 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Staff Electrical Engineer Nuclear Hardening & Survivability based out of Woodland Hills, CA. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation.  The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You’ll get to Do:

Primary focus is on evaluation of circuit performance of various circuit types while they are exposed to radiation environments (prompt dose rate, total ionizing dose, neutron displacement damage, neutron induced upset, single event effects) - Leads and executes the analysis and/or evaluation/validation of an electrical component, subsystem, or system analytical model or actual system implementation undergoing Radiation Effects.

This requires the candidate to possess a thorough understanding of electrical circuit design within the system application, using that insight to assure the operate-through requirements are complied with.

Job Knowledge/Technical Skills-

  • Experience with electrical circuit radiation environments analysis and modeling (prompt dose rate, total ionizing dose, neutron displacement damage, neutron induced upset, single event effects
  • Experience with electrical circuit and/or system level design or test required.
  • Broad understanding and application of company electrical engineering technical standards.
  • Use advanced analytical and product design engineering software tools.
  • With minimal guidance, studies basic design concepts and develops evaluation criteria for evaluating complex systems.
  • Develops Test Procedures and Performs Functional Testing on electronic hardware for radiation testing.
  • Prepares and presents electrical engineering materials for Requirements and Design Reviews.
  • Makes an extra effort to provide quality internal and external customer service.
  • Liaison – Actively and effectively participates and contributes in a positive manner.
  • Evaluate uncertainty and risks associated with requirements and designs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline and 14 years of Engineering experience Or 12 years engineering experience with a Master’s Degree; Or 9 years of engineering experience with a PHD
  • Experience with electrical circuit rad-hard design for radiation environments to include analysis and modeling (prompt dose rate, total ionizing dose, neutron displacement damage, neutron induced upset, single event effects)
  • Ability to travel 5% is required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • US Citizenship is required in order to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Spacecraft and/or launch vehicle experience highly desired
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance is highly desired
  • Software experience

Salary Range: $161,000 USD - $241,400 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.