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Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems designs, builds, and delivers space, defense, and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems, and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems, and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Northrop Grumman's Tactical Space Systems is seeking a motivated candidate that will fill the position of Command and Data Handling (CDH) Electrical Systems Engineer. This position supports the program/project staff in the analysis, investigation, and resolution of engineering electrical systems problems, subsystem requirements development, tasking, and schedule management as required by the program. In this role you will interact with internal staff and customer base, provide direction as appropriate to design or technician staff, report status, and participate in internal and external design reviews. Depending on assignment, you may task other technical team members.
Support the design of electrical systems, command and data handling systems, payload integration, etc.
Lead electrical technology assessments and electrical system level architecture trade studies, electrical system definition, and electrical subsystem level requirements flow-down (analysis and allocation)
Lead/coordinate electrical avionics team as required
Perform CAM activities as required
Managing and reporting EVMS as required by program
Develop subsystem requirements
Develop cost estimates for proposals and programs as required
Develop and manage schedule and resources as required by the program/project
Effectively operate within a multi-discipline engineering team
Provide technical oversight to ensure the electrical system is compliant and verifiable at the avionics digital and analog telemetry level
Analyze and interpret requirements at the space vehicle level and flows down requirements to lower level specifications
Evaluate and coordinate electrical system designs to ensure system-level requirements are met
Provide documentation and make technical presentations as required
Develop space vehicle level interface designs
Provide technical coordination of vendors and suppliers
Represent the organization in providing solutions to technical issues associated with specific projects
Analyze and design avionics systems in assigned area by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles
Other duties as assigned
This position may be filled at the Principal Electrical Engineer or Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer level, depending on education and years of experience.
Must have U.S. Citizenship with a current or active Top Secret/SCI level clearance. Clearance required to start
Requires BS in Electrical Engineering (or related field) & 9 years of experience, Masters in Engineering & 7 years, or PhD in Engineering & 4 years
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.