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Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer in our Chandler, AZ facility to work as a lead electrical engineer in Integration & Test.

Essential Functions:

  • Based on specific stated objectives, performs analysis, design, or test of one or more complex designs, components, or functional systems of comp any products.
  • Study design concepts and criteria to ascertain the engineering principles involved and with general direction, plan, prepare, and complete the concept of operations for build and test of the vehicle and components.
  • Evaluate electrical test plans with other senior engineers and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve an approach that satisfies requirements for integration and test.
  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct the test programs required to integrate and test designs.
  • Support both vehicle test and launch, as well as lab assets and production efforts.
  • Perform cost account management using earned value methods.
  • Problem Solving/Innovation.
  • 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 nature.
  • Actively and effectively participates and contributes in a positive manner.
  • Supports team decisions and goals, and provides quality internal and external customer service.
  • 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 and systems.
  • 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
  • Use advanced analytical and product design engineering software tools.
  • Supports trade studies for component or system level designs.
  • Provides formal peer review of simple engineering designs or analyses for less experienced engineers.
  • Prepares and presents electrical engineering materials for Requirements and Design Reviews.Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 9 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master's degree in STEM with 7 years of related engineering experience, or a PhD in STEM with 5 related engineering experience
    • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Security clearance
    • Broad understanding and application of company electrical engineering technical standards
    • Broad technical expertise and working knowledge of other related engineering disciplinesPreferred Qualifications:
      • Able to obtain secret clearance
      • Master's or PhD 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

        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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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