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Northrop Grumman Principal Electrical/Sr. Principal Electrical Circuit Desgin Engineer (Top Secret Clearance) in Dulles, Virginia

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary: The Electrical Engineering Group within NGIS division, responsible for the development of spacecraft avionics hardware, is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to perform detailed circuit design of hardware, including flight part selection, schematic capture, and working with CAD personnel for part placement and signal routing. Responsibilities also include performing signal integrity analyses and documentation of the design in accordance with program requirements and institutional processes.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Design electronic circuits with digital and analog functionality for spacecraft applications. Select components with suitable radiation qualities. Interact with other team members and software group to determine interfaces and operating characteristics. Generate documentation and review packages for flight boards.

  2. Test and debug boards. Bench level verification of board functionality. Work either individually or as part of a team to develop test procedures and hardware to verify breadboards, engineering models, and flight units.

  3. Work with fabrication team on board layout and build. Define layout constraints and provide oversight to board layout personnel. Support board through manufacturing of breadboards, engineering models, and flight units.

  4. Support delivery of board to box-level assembly, including testing and debugging.

This position can be filled at either the Principal Electrical Engineer or Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer level, depending on education level and years of experience.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electrical Engineer:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • At least 5 years of Electrical Circuit Design experience.

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance

  • US Citizenship

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • At least 9 years of Electrical Circuit Design experience.

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance

  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with spaceflight electronics development.

This position can be filled at either the Principal Electrical Engineer or Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer level, depending on education level and years of experience.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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