Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Role & Responsibilities:
- Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment and systems, applying principles and techniques of electrical engineering.
- Develops applications of controls, instruments, and systems for government and commercial sounding rocket programs; and operational procedures and practices as they apply to sub-orbital rockets.
- Ordnance handling will be required after training and certification.
- Applies comprehensive knowledge of engineering concepts, procedures and practices.
- Analyze, design, and develop solutions to sounding rocket telemetry and power control systems.
- Devises appropriate test methods and documentation to evaluate, debug and check electrical and electronic systems.
- Documents the results of complex analysis and design tasks for technical reports and formal meeting presentations.
- Design moderately complex electronic and electrical systems; assists in developing component and TM system standards and testing/qualification techniques.
- Assists and directs efforts of technical support team personnel.
- Independently performs complex tasks.
- Accomplishments in work or judgment could significantly impact project success, client relationships, and the financial results of the organizational entity.
** This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics including significant coursework in the following areas: analog circuits, digital circuits, and RF communications and 2 years of experience. (Other degrees considered if experience and coursework provide equivalent knowledge)
Principal Electrical Engineer:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics including significant coursework in the following areas: analog circuits, digital circuits, and RF communications and 5 years of experience, or a Masters degree and 3 years of experience (Other degrees considered if experience and coursework provide equivalent knowledge)
Other Basic Qualifications Are:
Excellent computer (programming), communication and problem solving skills are required.
Requires hands-on experience and operational proficiency with electronic equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, signal generators, power supplies, multi-meters, etc.
Experience and/or training with Printed Circuit Board (PCB) micro-controllers, PIC's, EPLD, PLD's, DSP's.
Capable of functioning as a payload or project team member as well as being able to work independently.
U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance.
Programming and computer application skills such as Lab-View/Windows, C, C++, OrCad, Microsoft Office, MATLAB are desired. C++ and MATLAB most desired.
Good hands-on and troubleshooting ability and experience is also desirable.
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.