Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Metrology in Redondo Beach, California
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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.
Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division, has an opening for a Principal Metrology Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and maintain our world class capabilities in a dynamic environment. This position will be located in Redondo Beach CA.
The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Material, Process and Services team.
Maintain laboratory recognition/accreditation
Conduct technical audits of the calibration laboratory (including suppliers) to verify traceability of standards and compliance with published standards and guidelines
Develop and lead technical audits of the calibration laboratory (including suppliers) to verify traceability of standards and compliance with published standards and guidelines
Perform technical assessments for personnel performance reviews
Develop, document, and maintain procedures, based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems and accuracy and precision requirements
Develop calibration systems and procedures, based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems and accuracy and precision requirements
Inspect and evaluate new calibration standards for proper operation before releasing to calibration laboratory
Recommend standards for use in calibration applications, including Test Equipment Justification
Design and document measurement reference material for laboratory use
Research and develop calibration standards & systems
Provide technical input to quotes
Perform Equipment Performance Report evaluations
Perform interval analysis
Design, develop and validate calibration and measurement software
Perform calibrations as required
Assist projects in trouble shooting and root cause analysis of measurement issues or measurement system problems and advise project engineers in measurement techniques & equipment operation
Perform state-of-the-art or special measurements
Develop, implement and maintain the calibration laboratory's quality systems per published standards and guidelines
Evaluate and recommend M&TE for use in measurement applications
Evaluate supplier's products and provide feedback; work with suppliers to resolve product issues and make improvement recommendations
Train technicians and engineers in calibration methodologies and measurement principles
Perform uncertainty evaluation and analysis for measurement standards and associated measurement processes
Bachelors of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline plus 5 years of engineering experience OR Masters of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline plus 3 years of engineering experience.
Experience with one or more of the following: RF generators, synthesizers, frequency standards, calibration kits, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers or familiarity in the RF microwave measurement principles.
Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance or SCI Access.
PhD in STEM
Experience with RF generators, synthesizers, frequency standards, calibration kits, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers and
Active SCI Clearance
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Job Category : Engineering