Principal Electrical Engineer (Aerospace)

Systems, Engineering
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Airborne Systems Integration Center seeks an electrical engineer to serve within our electrical engineering team. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation as an electrical engineer with experience modifying aircraft for special mission applications.

The individual will support technology and business development activities, proposals (including schedules and cost estimates), design development and reviews, component and system level test, and certification. The individual must have the technical skills for designing and coordinating the integration of avionics upgrades and payloads aboard aircraft solutions to include SIGINT payloads, radars, electro-optical systems, communications systems and survivability equipment. Technical activities include supporting programs, providing engineering support during design, manufacturing, integration, and test in the area of aircraft modification and integration. A strong background in electrical engineering, including preparing electrical engineering reports, wiring diagrams, block diagrams, electrical load analysis, ground/flight test reports and other technical reports required to obtain FAA Field and STC approvals is needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. with ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance or higher
  • B.S. degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering plus a minimum of three (3) years aircraft integration or related engineering experience
  • Ability to generate electrical drawings and design diagrams using AutoCAD or similar software
  • Experience integrating surveillance and communication technologies and other systems onto aircraft
  • Familiarity with EMI/EMC prevention, wire shielding and wire protection/sizing
  • Knowledge of aircraft electrical systems, wiring diagrams, and engineering documentation
  • Past experience in developing electrical modification and installation work instructions, procedures and recommendations
  • Ability to demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills and work well in a team environment
  • Ability to travel infrequently for business, CONUS


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Former domain experience with military operations, military intelligence, ISR aircraft, UAS and/or US Special Forces
  • Knowledge and understanding of FAA 14 CFR Part 23 & Part 25 aircraft certifications requirements and the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) process is highly preferred
  • Multidisciplinary experience to include avionics and systems engineering
  • Active Top Secret Clearance with work experience on restricted programs is highly preferred
  • Ability/interest to occasionally travel to forward deployed, high risk areas like Afghanistan for short term test and system fielding projects (1-4 weeks)


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.
Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 19024286
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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