Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer - Lunar Missions

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

Job Description

Since the dawn of the space age, Northrop Grumman has put innovative products and ideas into orbit, on the Moon, and beyond - from systems engineering, spacecraft manufacturing, precision sensors, space instrument design, ground stations development, and revolutionary launch vehicles. Help shape the future of Space exploration as an integral part of the Lunar Missions at Northrop Grumman. Join an organization working to put the first woman and the next man on the moon in 2024 and develop the next steps toward human space missions to Mars through our human habitat in cislunar space. At Northrop Grumman, we are launching careers into orbit.


Northrop Grumman's Innovation Systems is seeking a motivated candidate that will fill the position of Command and Data Handling (CDH) Electrical Systems Engineer for Lunar Missions. 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. Interacts with internal staff and customer base. Provides direction as appropriate to design or technician staff. Reports status, and participates in internal and external design reviews. Depending on assignment, tasks other technical team members


Develop subsystem requirements
Develops cost estimates for proposals and programs as required.
Develops and manages 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.
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

This position can be filled in our Dulles, VA facility or our Gilbert, AZ facility.



Basic 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
Active TS / SCI required

Education Requirement:

A Bachelor's Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering and 9 years of experience in FPGA design, or a Master's Degree and 7 years of experience in FPGA design, or a PhD. With 4 years of experience in FPGA design.

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.
Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 19030651
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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