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Northrop Grumman Engineer/Principal Engineer: Avionics Hardware Design - Space/Satellite Systems in Dulles, Virginia



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 a Hardware Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Tactical Space organization. This position will be located in Dulles, VA.

In this role you will:

  • Research, develop, design, and test electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks

  • Design electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes

  • Support the test and debug for flight and non-flight spacecraft electronic circuit card assemblies (CCA) and boxes

  • Responsible for ensuring that the technical requirements, cost, and schedule for the CTE/ATE system development is achieved

  • Work on a design team, and be responsible for the end-to-end design, debug, test and certification of CTE/ATE system

  • Work closely with the spacecraft avionics Design Engineer to ensure the CTE/ATE system will validate the circuit cards and/or electronics box under all test environments

  • Documentation, development, and release of the CTE/ATE system

  • Perform subsystem definition, preliminary and detailed design, design implementation, subsystem and system integration, and test for a subsystem

  • Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts

  • Analyze software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints

  • Make frequent contact with customers both internal and external concerning requirements, design and maintenance of software




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Job Category : Engineering