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Northrop Grumman Chandler is looking for a Lead Principal Electrical Engineer to support the Space Launch Program's Minotaur Team.
Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks.
Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.
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 nature.
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 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
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 designs.
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 Review/Oversight
Provides formal peer review of simple engineering designs or analyses for less experienced engineers.
BS in engineering and 5 Years, or 3 Years with master's in engineering. Electrical engineering preferred.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Current and Active DoD Secret Security clearance
Prior experience with the design, test, and/or integration and deployment of electrical components or subsystems
Release of engineering documentation including technical drawings, specifications, and test procedures.
Burndown of nonconformances and/or root cause failure analysis of electronic systems.
Problem solving not only for technical issues, but also for schedule, cost, resource and other project challenges.
Mentoring and cross-training team members across a diverse set of technologies and electrical system architectures used to meet customer requirements.
Knowledgeable with the use of basic test equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, DMMs, and electronic loads.
Salary Range: $90,400 - $135,600
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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