Electrical Engineer
Northrop Grumman
Colorado Springs, CO
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Electrical Engineer with experience in formal engineering life-cycle processes to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Colorado Springs, Colorado location to meet challenging issues confronting national security.
Qualified individuals must be flexible, self-motivated, hardworking and capable of working on a program, as it moves through the system lifecycle phases of design, development, testing and deployment, while also performing sustainment and modification associated tasks on the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS). The ideal candidates should be able to work through increasingly complex problems, utilizing ingenuity, innovation, thoroughness, and practicality; and perform their work with minimal direction and oversight.
This position deals with non-commercial and commercial hardware and provides scalable solutions to critical missions and data types as required by contract requirements. Work will also include definition of system requirements, engineering trades and analyses, and verification and validation activities as directed by customer change requests and ongoing corrective actions to existing radar, data and signal processing, and user interface equipment. The preferred candidate will have experience of radar and varied computing systems, should be able to work and function in a dynamic environment where requirements can change according to the customer needs.
In addition, the candidate must be a team player, able to work comfortably and effectively with company team members as well as program stakeholders and DoD contractor senior personnel. The candidate will be required to support technical interchange meetings, on-site technical support, and event support.

Electrical Engineer's primary responsibilities are to:
Participate on a design and development engineering team for major system modernization activities
Provide engineering support to depot level maintenance actions on PARCS radar system
Perform periodic and corrective actions on PARCS radars systems IAW with Air Force Technical Order and Depot Level procedures
Provide engineering support for preventative maintenance actions on assigned radars IAW with Air Force Technical Order and Depot Level procedures
Work within an Integrated Product Team to restore critical radar functionality
Support electrical and RF modifications to existing system infrastructure
Participate with Requirements development, including decomposition, allocation, and provide recommended verification/validation methods
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses
Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into systems solutions that acknowledge technical constraints
Performs functional analysis, detailed studies, interface definition to translate system requirements into subsystem specifications
Develop associated product lists, drawings, architectural views, models, and system documentation; documentation development plan
Utilizing a variety of tools to support engineering activities, routine maintenance corrective actions, hardware-related emergency/urgent maintenance and respond to anomalies
Validate serviceability of hardware and software at contractor and government facilities.
Supporting the integration, installation, test and documentation of new and/or modified capabilities into the system
Providing leadership and mentoring in addition to being an individual performer

Basic Qualifications:
Design, modeling, and verification of electronic subsystem assemblies
U.S. Citizenship required
Active Secret clearance
10% travel
3 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 years with a Master degree

Preferred Qualifications:
Phased-array radar performance related to beam steering calculation & real-time digital control
Data processor to sensor I/O
Radar return formatting (data conditioning)
Component selection and modeling for performance prediction in the following areas: digital data processing, programmable logic devices, digital clocks, switching technology
Typical Ethernet network design
Custom routing at OSI Layer 6
Extensive experience with radars and other MASINT systems

Experience in the following areas:
Design involving commercial devices such as PLD
High power electronics
Interface design and standards
PCB/PWB design and packaging
RF survivability design, analysis, and testing
Requirements tracking systems such as DOORS
Model Based Engineering

What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
  • Health Plan
Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
Employee Discount Program
On-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)
Additional benefits
Education Assistance
Training and Development

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.