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Northrop Grumman Sr./Principal Electrical Engineer: Parts - 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!

We have an opening for an Parts Electrical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Tactical Space organization. This position will be located in Dulles, Va.

Job Summary

  • Apply in-depth understanding of EEE component technical standards in the selection and evaluation of EEE parts for use in spacecraft orbital operations and ground testing equipment

  • Lead individual programs as well as enterprise level activities related to assessment of supplier compliance to standards, assessment of impacts from industry technical alerts (GIDEP, etc) and identification of parts to meet demanding reliability/performance/cost/delivery schedule objectives

  • Evaluate non-compliances to industry and company standards and provide risk assessments to key program decision makers

  • Interface with lead personnel and management in Mission Assurance, Electrical Engineering, and Manufacturing organizations to meet ongoing production and new product development needs

  • Support proposal and IRAD projects, including evaluation of alternative technologies and articulation of risk

  • Mentor/train component parts engineers and supporting engineering personnel

  • Identify and implement process improvement initiatives impacting efficiency and effectiveness of component parts department




Space System


Job Category : Engineering