Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Electronic Systems Design Expert in Northridge, California

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

Role description & Responsibilities :

Senior Principle Systems Engineer and key technical contributor for systems development for tactical missile systems. Key responsibilities include:

Vehicle Systems Electrical Design Engineering Customer needs and solutions exploration for vehicle power systems, computing systems, and avionics systems sizing and design space exploration, early vehicle performance analysis & assessments

Vehicle Configuration Management Maintain traceability of the vehicle requirements to electronics subsystems, maintain configuration control of subsystems for conceptual and preliminary design activities and tracking subsystems power, cooling, interface, and mechanical packaging requirements

Trade studies and performance assessment of subsystems; includes modeling & simulations

Managing interfaces with subcontractors for vehicle integration coordination, interface definition, and joint analysis for system configurations

Preparation and presentation of subsystems conceptual and preliminary design configurations and performance assessment information to customers via program interchange meetings, program reports, white papers, and proposals

Familiarity with a variety of avionics and sensor systems for use on missile systems is desired.


Basic Qualifications:

Well-versed, skilled and disciplined in system engineering processes

Multi-disciplinary engineering skills, subject matter expertise in at least one area

Familiar with multi-disciplinary optimization methods, analysis, and tools sets desired

Background in aerospace systems; basic understanding of aircraft systems, missile systems, GNC, warheads, survivability, and their design drivers

12-18 years' experience in systems and hi-tech product development

Minimum B.S. engineering degree or related

Mustbe able to obtain and maintain a USGov't issued Secret clearance within a timeframe set forth by management; US citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

MS in Engineering

Current/active Secret clearance or higher

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering