Sr Principal Engineer Glide Phase Interceptor Seeker Lead
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 5, 2022
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities
to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around
the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and
inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many
technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first
flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on
the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a
pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun
along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity,
cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we
have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our
employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Designs, models, analyzes, and tests optical and electro-optical
systems and components, including sensors, lasers, fiber-optics,
and telecommunications products. Conducts research and development
into phases of physical optics and geometric optics, lasers, laser
characteristics, laser maintenance, and broadband optical sources.
Applies research of complex optical systems to achieve desired
optical manipulations. Develops component specifications,
tolerances, simulations and tests procedures for electro-optical
systems and components. Uses design-to-cost models, six sigma
methodology, and other methods to assure optical design
Job Duties: Lead a preexisting team of engineers. Based on specific
objectives, perform analysis, design, or test of complex designs
without detailed direction from more senior engineers. Study design
concepts and criteria to ascertain the engineering principles
involved and with general direction, plan, prepare, and complete
the design. Evaluate completed design with more senior engineers
and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to
achieve a design that satisfies requirements. Develop, coordinate,
and conduct the test programs required to evaluate the design. May
also oversee, with senior engineer oversight, component supplier
design, analysis, manufacture, and test. Perform cost account
management using earned value methods.
Job Knowledge/Technical Skills
Broad understanding and application of company electrical
engineering technical standards.
Broad technical expertise and working knowledge of other related
disciplines. Prepares and presents electrical engineering materials
for Requirements and Design Reviews.
With minimal guidance, studies basic design concepts and criteria
for more complex problems.
Applies electrical engineering principles to adapt or improve upon
heritage features from previous successful designs of a similar
Actively and effectively participates and contributes in a positive
manner. --- Supports team decisions and goals.
Makes an extra effort to provide quality internal and external
Constantly seeks new sources of information and provides
information necessary to meet customer needs.
Disciplined with escalation when required.
Requirements Derivation/ Test Development
Develop and oversee test programs as needed to evaluate components
Supports and leads the testing and/or evaluation/validation of an
electrical component, subsystem, or system analytical model or
actual system implementation.
Risk and Uncertainty Quantification - Evaluate, with supervision,
uncertainty and risks associated with requirements and designs.
Analysis and Design
Based on specific stated objectives, performs analysis, design, or
test of one or more complex designs, components, or functional
systems of comp any products.
Use advanced analytical and product design engineering software
tools. --- Supports trade studies for component or system level
Participates in the creation of and manages changes to circuit,
component, or system level design or analytical models under
direction and support of more experienced engineers. Peer
Provides formal peer review of simple engineering designs or
analyses for less experienced engineers.
Basic Qualifications for Level IV
9 Years with BS; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD
U.S. Citizenship is required. Secret clearance is required.
Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to
base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual
contributions as well as allow employees to share in company
results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be
eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman
provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage,
life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays
and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top
priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on
their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be
required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved
disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future
court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed
federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042
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
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