Principal Electrical Engineer (ADG)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Requisition ID: R10069501
Location: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 5 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. Principal Electrical Engineer -
ADG Northrop Grumman is seeking electrical engineers for our
Avionics Design Group (ADG). This position will be located at our
Space Systems Sector in Chandler, AZ. The Chandler group performs
cradle-to-grave engineering on the majority of their launch
vehicles. They are working on approximately 15 separate vehicles at
any given time, among them are Antares, Minotaur, Pegasus, GMD,
Sentinel, and many more. Their products serve a variety of purposes
including ISS (International Space Station) cargo resupply,
deploying defense satellites, developing missile interceptor
technology, and providing much needed target vehicles to better
hone our military capability. ADG's Common Basic Qualifications:
BSEE with 5 years' applicable industry experience or MSEE with 3
Must be capable of understanding and adhering to department design
Ability to work in an Agile project format, team based environment,
including Jira and Git environments.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Active Secret Clearance is
required ADG's Common Preferred Qualifications: Active DoD Secret
Security Clearance is preferred. Within the overall Avionics Design
Group (ADG) we are hiring in three different and exciting specialty
areas: PWB Layout Design Job Responsibilities: PWB designer to
design/layout boards for military/aerospace avionics and test
applications for our Avionics Design Group. Additional Basic
Qualifications for ADG's PWB Layout Design team: PWB design layout
experience with Cadence Allegro design tool suite.
Experience with high density, complex, multilayer boards (6-16
Experience with layout of analog and digital circuits.
Experience with layout/routing of high speed digital and
Experience with rigid-flex.
Ability to prepare artwork (ODB++, Gerbers) for fabrication of
Extensive experience with footprint/symbol creation and library
Understanding of IPC-2221 and IPC-7351 specifications. Additional
Preferred Qualifications for ADG's PWB Layout Design team:
Understanding of PWA manufacturing processes.
Experience with legacy OrCad Layout, and Mentor Xpedition tool
Familiarity with CAM350 DFM software.
Experience with high voltage or high current layout techniques. EEE
Components Job Responsibilities: Focused primarily on and require
detailed knowledge of Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical
(EEE) parts/components. Those responsibilities will include the
following: Generate plans and procedures for EEE part/component
procurement and screening to meet company standards and contractual
requirements. Support supply source selection and procurement
efforts. Evaluate and adapt customer screening and qualification
requirements. Review GIDEP Advisories and Alerts for program
Support customer and vendor screening issues/failures and failure
investigations, including interface with failure analysis labs.
Support component test data review, lot sample destructive parts
analyses (DPA) and prohibited materials analyses (PMA).
Using component failure analysis results interface with the project
team to determine root cause and corrective action for EEE
components that fail during assembly and box level test.
Review SOWs and contractual documents to identify EEE parts
requirements, viable alternative solutions, and support
proposals/cost estimates/schedules for EEE component selections,
and be able to define/flow those requirements to suppliers and
customer PMPCBs for approval to use in launch vehicle designs.
Additional Basic Qualifications for ADG's EEE Components: Strong
knowledge of EEE parts including hermetic components and plastic
Knowledge of governing industry standards and military
specifications for EEE parts.
Ability to provide clear and concise written/oral reports to
technical teams, management, and customers.
Strong collaboration skills. Additional Preferred Qualifications
for ADG's EEE components: Knowledge of standards including Mil Std
1580 (DPA), Mil Std 883 and Mil Std 750 (Test Methods), Mil PRF
38534, -38535, -19500, -55681, -55342, -55310,
Failure Analysis Lab experience.
Familiarity with radiation tolerance/hardening concepts and
practices. EEE Resources Job Responsibilities: The selected
candidate(s) will work in a dynamic mission-focused environment
where he/she will interact with a diverse team of Customers,
leaders, and technical staff to maintain and support an
uninterrupted delivery of avionics resources that meet program
needs. The successful candidate will apply their skills and
knowledge of common manufacturing processes to identify
opportunities to improve processes and reduce labor and
expenditures. Working with a positive attitude to develop and
enhance tools for adaptability and successful growth. Job
responsibilities will be focused primarily on avionics assemblies,
Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE)
parts/components, as well as internal design, procurement, and
manufacturing processes. Those responsibilities will include the
following: Serve as a liaison between management, manufacturing,
engineering disciplines and the Customer and implement steps to
meet program and Customer requirements within the resource capacity
of the design groups.
Create and/or process technical analyses, assembly drawings,
product specifications, and technical manuals.
Evaluate EEE components for form, fit, function,
interchangeability, failure analysis and lifecycle. Perform
receiving inspection validation and acceptance reviews, product
inventory, and lifetime buy analyses.
Develop, coordinate, and conduct test programs required to evaluate
the design, as well as evaluate any test failures and develop paths
forward leading to corrective action. Additional Basic
Qualifications for ADG's EEE Resources: Understanding and
application of divisional electrical engineering technical
Familiarity with divisional engineering, manufacturing, and
Knowledge of EEE parts including hermetic components and plastic
encapsulated devices and their governing industry standards and
Ability to evaluate/validate an analytical model of an electrical
component, subsystem, or system or physical system
Ability to prepare and present electrical engineering materials for
Requirements and Design Reviews. Additional Preferred
Qualifications for ADG's EEE Resources: Experience with design,
test and deployment of automated test equipment.
Knowledge of MIL standards including Mil Std 1580 (DPA), Mil Std
883 (Microcircuit Test) and Mil Std 750 (Semiconductor Test), Mil
PRFs 38534, -38535, -19500, -55681, -55342, and -55310
Knowledge of microelectronic Failure Analysis lab operations and
Familiarity with radiation tolerance/hardening standards and
practices. Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 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 positions.
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