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Northrop Grumman Staff Engineer Electronics in Baltimore, Maryland

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

We have an opening for an experienced Staff Electrical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Space Systems organization. This position will be located in Baltimore, MD.

This requisition is for a Test Set Design Engineer, which is responsible for the design and fabrication of the Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) suite of test sets. The EGSE test sets are used to checkout, integrate, and operate Flight hardware during ground test. These test sets provide power, control, telemetry, safety interlocking and cooling. The candidate will be part of a small EGSE Design Team supporting a number of programs.

Responsibilities include panel & cable design, electrical interconnects & schematics, developing acceptance criteria & certification procedures, and hardware checkout/troubleshooting. Root cause determination, problem resolution and documentation is expected. In this role, the candidate will interface with subsystem test engineers, test operators, technicians, systems administrators, security team, and vendors in order to provide support for various test set tasks as required. Position focuses on the full design cycle of EGSE, from conception through design to fabrication and integration/test. Position may require some travel.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) & 14 years of relevant experience (or 12 years with Master of Science Degree OR 9 years with PhD)

  • Active TS or SCI clearance

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in hardware design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS or SCI clearance

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in hardware design

  • Proficient with integrated (analog, power, digital) hardware Design

  • Proficient in panel design, cable design, and schematic layouts

  • Proficient with lab test equipment such as DMMs and O-Scopes

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Technical Leadership experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Ability to work independently with minimal Management Oversight

  • Proficient with electrical design tools (e.g., Zuken, AutoCAD, PSpice)

  • Proficient with hands-on troubleshooting with electrical hardware

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.

Job Category : Engineering