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Northrop Grumman Electrical Test Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

The Space Systems Engineering and Integration Organization in SSSD has several openings for an Electrical Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in the Space Park Center of Excellence to include Redondo Beach, CA.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Research, design, develop, and test a variety of electronic equipment and systems that are used in space and defense applications.

  • Conduct testing, circuit design/simulation, dose-depth curves, and parameter degradation under the effects of radiation and prompt dose.

  • Circuit design/simulation, SPICE analyses, electronic component characterization & parameters.

  • Test and analyze single event effects, single event upset, and single event transients

  • Provide design support and participate in design reviews

Available positions require that the candidate have a strong understanding of one or more of the skills described. Project roles span all phases from new business acquisition, and IRAD/ technology development to established programs.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & - Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university with 2+ years of experience in Engineering OR

  • Master's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Physics preferred.

Knowledge or experience with any of the following:

  • Circuit design/simulation, part evaluations, parameter degradation

  • Testing for parameter degradation and parametric measurements

  • Radiation testing, radiation exposure experience is a plus

  • Software development

  • Single event effects, single event upset, single event transients, prompt dose

  • Meteoroid/orbital debris, electron/proton/x-ray transport

  • Nuclear hardening and SGEMP design and analysis

  • Monte Carlo modeling, atomic oxygen calculations, dose-depth curves, displacement damage-depth curves, dose mapping

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