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Principal PM&P Engineer – PWBs

Requisition ID: R10095964

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, has an opening for a Principal PM&P Engineer with a focus on printed wiring boards (PWBs) to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Manhattan Beach, California.

The engineer should have experience working on multiple tasks and have a good understanding of materials and processes, electronics manufacturing, assembly drawings, and test procedures.  The engineer must understand modern PWB technologies and be able to aid in the design of new PWBs by ensuring included features are reliable and producible.  The engineer will participate in design reviews, program reviews, failure analysis, trade studies and qualifications.  Additionally, the engineer will support the resolution of PM&P issues across the entire spacecraft design (subsystems, units, slices, CCAs).  They will formulate detailed instructions/test plans and be the lead in their execution with a proven understanding of data analysis methodologies and knowledge of design and manufacturing processes.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.  This position requires a leader as well as a team player who will have significant interaction with management, and engineering personnel from other areas.

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

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) plus 5 years of engineering experience in a materials and processes, electronics manufacturing environment; OR Master's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) plus 3 years of engineering experience in a materials and processes, electronics manufacturing environment; OR PhD degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) plus 0 years of engineering experience in a materials and processes, electronics manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)

  • Broad knowledge of EEE (Electrical/Electronic/Electro-mechanical) parts and technologies

  • Extensive knowledge of electronics manufacturing

  • Experience with qualification of parts, materials and processes for air/space applications

  • Familiarity with NASA/IPC/Military and other industry specifications

  • Active, In scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance


Salary Range: $95,000 USD - $142,400 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.