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Sr Principal Electrical Engineer, Vehicle Subsystems and Integration (level 4)

Requisition ID: R10098854

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SAP
  • 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 Aeronautics Systems is hiring a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with experience in aircraft subsystems development to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Vehicle Organization in Melbourne, FL.  CURRENT CLEARANCE PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED.

Job Summary: The Sr Principal Electrical Engineer - Vehicle Subsystems & Integration may be involved in multiple aspects of aircraft subsystem development including electrical design, analysis, requirements, lab testing, data post processing, and issue troubleshooting.  Aircraft subsystems include Avionic System Architecture, Cable Design, and Electrical Power Generation & Distribution.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop electrical wiring designs of a functional system including the selection of aircraft-type conductors and electro-mechanical components such as connectors, relays, switches, circuit breakers, terminal junction systems, etc. in accordance with SAE AS 50881 and proven commercial practices.

  • Support design requirements for electrical power generation, conversion and distribution systems, and circuit protective requirements for aerospace vehicle systems including Electrical Loads Analysis, test procedures, power architectures, reports, analyses, and other vehicle power related deliverables. Familiarization with MIL-STD-704 required

  • Responsible for all aspects of system/component design and development including trade studies, layouts, architecture definition, system test & verification, and troubleshooting. 

  • May participate on a subcontractor management team and will act as the technical point of contact with suppliers for hardware development, qualification, and procurement

  • System level test planning, execution support, verification, data processing, and troubleshooting

  • System level evaluations to verify requirements and ensure airworthiness criteria are met

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Electrical Engineer: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant STEM discipline and 9 years of related engineering experience; OR Master’s degree in a relevant STEM discipline and 7 years of related engineering experience; OR Ph.D. in a relevant STEM discipline and 4 years of related engineering experience

  • Experience in electrical design of air vehicle systems

  • Able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance and Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, in-scope DoD Secret or higher clearance

  • Current/active Special Program Access (PAR/SAP)

  • Experience with military aircraft subsystem development, with requirements definition, specification development, component analysis, procurement, source selection, integration and test and verification for advance aircraft

  • Experience interpreting component detail drawings, specifications, installation drawings, and test procedures

  • Experience leading a project or team

    Salary Range: $112,000 USD - $168,000 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

    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.

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    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.