Sr./Principal Electrical Engineer: Avionics Subsystems/Command & Data Handling - Space Systems (Top Secret Req'd)

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Northrop Grumman
Systems, Avionics, Engineer, Engineering
Full Time

Job Description

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today!

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.

Summary/Responsibilities
Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated Command and Data Handling (CDH) Electrical Systems/Avionics Subsystems Engineer. This customer-facing position supports program staff in the analysis, investigation, and resolution of engineering electrical systems problems, subsystem requirements development, tasking, and schedule management as required by the program. Additionally, this role interacts with the internal staff and customer base, provides direction as appropriate to design or technician staff, reports statuses, and participates in internal and external design reviews. Depending on assignment, this role may task other technical team members.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop subsystem requirements
Develops cost estimates for proposals and programs as required
Develops and manages schedule and resources as required by the program
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
Analyzes and interprets requirements at the space vehicle level and flows down requirements to lower level specifications
Evaluates and coordinates electrical system designs to ensure system-level requirements are met
Provides documentation and makes technical presentations as required
Develops space vehicle level interface designs
Provides technical coordination of vendors and suppliers
Represents the organization in providing solutions to technical issues associated with specific projects
Analyzes and designs avionics systems in assigned area by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles
Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications:

This position can be filled at the Principal Engineer or Sr. Principal Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications:
Principal Engineer
Must have U.S. Citizenship with a current or active Top Secret level clearance.
A Bachelor's Degree in a STEM Degree (preferably Electrical Engineering) and 5 years of related experience (Or a Master's Degree and 3 years of experience or a PhD.)

Sr. Principal Engineer
Must have U.S. Citizenship with a current or active Top Secret level clearance.
A Bachelor's Degree in a STEM Degree (preferably Electrical Engineering) and 9 years of related experience (Or a Master's Degree and 7 years of experience, or PhD with 4 yrs of exp.)

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with creating and tracking schedules using project tracking tools such as Microsoft project
Experience with EVMS and creating variance reports
Experience leading teams of engineers managing resources and schedules
Experience with requirements tracking tool such as DOORS
Strong verbal and written communications skills

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.


Company Information

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit our site.

Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 20025592
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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