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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) Electronics Engineer – 6106

Requisition ID: R10040506

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, 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: No
  • 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.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

    Has served at least 180 days on active duty

    Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

    Will receive an honorable discharge

    Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

    Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

What you'll get to do:

The Strategic Deterrence Systems (part of NG Space Systems Sector) in Roy, UT (Just outside of Salt Lake City, UT) is seeking a talented Electrical Engineer to support the design, test, and integration of complex guidance and control electronics units, subsystems, payloads, launch vehicle, and ground based electronics systems and electronic hardware units which support spacecraft flight programs. This individual would act as a design support and analysis engineer of hardware on our program.

The candidate would be responsible for electronic hardware development including architecture design review, detailed circuit design, performing customer briefings/reviews, hardware test evaluations, and system integration. Primary deliverables are specialized flight electronics and ground system systems electronics designs built to fulfil the unique and demanding system requirements demanded in high radiation environments.

The ideal candidate has a broad range of experience with design, integration, and test of at least one or more of the following:

• Digital, Analog, or RF circuits

o Proficiency in SPICE-based circuit simulation tools

o Analog Circuit Card Assembly design and analysis

o Electronic units/drawers

o Guidance and Navigation Systems

o CMOS analog/mixed-signal circuit design

o Test fixtures

o Failure Analysis

• Electronic test systems

o Test Set Rack development

• Small to large electronic systems.

o Space Vehicle Payload or Bus test suites, and/or Operational Ground systems

• Learn to perform Nuclear Hardness and Survivability (NH&S) analysis for electronics units, subsystems, payloads, and ballistic missile system

• Learn to analyze radiation test plans and parts radiation test results for higher-level implementation in circuit degradation analysis.

o This includes Total Ionizing Dose effects, Neutron Displacement Damage effects, Prompt Gamma Dose Rate effects, and Single Event Effects statistical analysis and modeling.

Some responsibilities include performing:

• Electronic unit simulation, design recommendations, development, test, and integration.

• Electronic Test System (Test Set) design, development, test, and support.

• Vehicle payload and bus electronics modeling, test set development, and sub-system developmental testing

• Ground systems electronics modeling and analysis

• Developing and presenting design reviews for internal and external customers

• Developing final performance data packages.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or other related STEM degree from an accredited institution and 2 years of experience in an Engineering Environment; OR, a minimum of 0 years of experience with an Electrical Engineering Master's Degree

• Design and test experience in electronics technology

Must be a US citizen with an Active DoD Secret clearance with adjudication within the last 5 years and eligible for Special Program Access (SAP)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Active DOD, SCI, or SSBI clearance

• Design and test experience in more than one: Digital/Analog/RF technology

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 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.