Senior Principal Power Electronics EngineerBaltimore, MD

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Power Electronics Engineer to join our growing design team located in Baltimore, MD. You will become part of Northrop Grumman's Emerging Capabilities Development Hardware group, working with other engineers to develop state of the art power supplies and power products for military applications.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform power supply design, including simulation and analysis, schematic creation, component selection, and printed wiring board layout

  • Perform technical trade studies

  • Perform worst case analysis and component stress analysis

  • Provide manufacturing support for your hardware builds

  • Develop Acceptance Test Procedures and perform first piece hardware checkout/testing

  • Work in a lab environment and support hardware production

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering or similar STEM degree (Preferably Electrical Engineering) and 9 years of relevant work experience, or Master's degree with 7 years of relevant work experience, or Ph. D. with 4 years of practical work experience.

  • Familiar with basic isolated and non-isolated power topologies & control techniques, e.g. buck, boost, flyback, full bridge, dual active bridge, peak current mode control, voltage mode control, average current mode control

  • Familiar with simulation tools, e.g. SPICE, LTSpice, SABER, MATLAB Simulink

  • Hands-on power supply or power systems design and development exposure

  • US Citizenship Required

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Secret clearance (or higher)

  • Familiar with power supply EMI/EMC filtering and design

  • Digital control experience

  • Active power factor correction design experience

  • Magnetic component design experience

  • High voltage design experience (up to 1000V)

  • Working knowledge of power related Mil-Stds for power quality and electromagnetic interference

  • Hardware development team leadership experience

  • Cable and backplane design experience

This position is contingent on the ability to obtain or maintain a US Secret Clearance or higher.

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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.

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.

Salary Range: $127,000 - $190,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.