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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer in Dulles, Virginia

Since the dawn of the space age, Northrop Grumman has put innovative products and ideas into orbit, on the Moon, and beyond - from systems engineering, spacecraft manufacturing, precision sensors, space instrument design, ground stations development, and revolutionary launch vehicles. Help shape the future of Space exploration as an integral part of the Lunar Missions at Northrop Grumman. Join an organization working to put the first woman and the next man on the moon in 2024 and develop the next steps toward human space missions to Mars through our human habitat in cislunar space. At Northrop Grumman, we are launching careers into orbit.

Northrop Grumman Space 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 NGSS division, responsible for the development of Spacecraft Harnessing, is seeking an experienced Harness Engineer to perform detailed Spacecraft Harness Design, including flight part selection, electrical schematic capture, and working with CAD personnel for Harness Assembly and modeling development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total harness spacecraft design

  • Lead Development of total harness product to include: concept, detailed design, fabrication & test support, installation support, and support of programmatic activities

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total harness subsystem solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

This position can be hired as either a Principal Electrical Engineer or Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer, depending on qualifications and years of experience.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electrical Engineer:

  • Bachelors of Science degree and 9 years of relevant experience or a Masters degree and 7 years of experience

  • Experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of total harness spacecraft design

  • Experience in the design and documentation of cable harnesses

  • Familiar with Harness Related Mil Specs and NASA specs

  • Experience in developing and maintaining requirements and technical documentation

  • Able to prioritize, execute and delegate tasks in a high-pressure, dynamic environment

  • Must have strong written, verbal, and presentation communication skills

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer:

  • Bachelors of Science degree and 9 years of relevant experience or a Masters degree and 7 years of experience

  • Experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of total harness spacecraft design

  • Experience in the design and documentation of cable harnesses

  • Familiar with Harness Related Mil Specs and NASA specs

  • Experience in developing and maintaining requirements and technical documentation

  • Able to prioritize, execute and delegate tasks in a high-pressure, dynamic environment

  • Must have strong written, verbal, and presentation communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing/routing harness cables using Creo Schematic and Creo Parametric

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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