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Northrop Grumman Principal Structural Engineer: Electronics Packaging - Space 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!

Northrop Grumman Space 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:

In this role you will:

  • Perform thermal and structural vibration analyses of electronic hardware designs using FEA based software tools

-Determine component temperatures for a variety of environments and assess random vibration fatigue life

-Recommend electronic packaging design improvements based on the results of analysis

-Support environmental test programs

-Support Manufacturing to resolve production issues related to electronics hardware

-Support project system and design teams

-Support project team meetings and reviews, with a high degree of personal and professional responsibility

-Support continuous refinement and improvement of development methodologies and processes

-Interface with Project Managers, Project Element Managers, Task Managers, and Mission Assurance Managers to develop appropriate thermal engineering requirements and plans for Space Projects




Space Systems


Job Category : Engineering