Principal Engineer ElectricalSaint Charles, MO

Requisition ID: R10162010

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Saint Charles, Missouri, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

An organization within Northrop Grumman’s Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division, Cutting Edge Optronics is a leading provider of high-power laser diode arrays, high power pump modules and diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) lasers. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer capable of supplying unmounted diode bars, packaged laser diodes, DPSS modules, laser diode drivers and complete DPSS laser systems. Our diode laser-based products have become industry standards and are used in a wide variety of commercial and military applications.

Learn more about Cutting Edge Optronics at our website: .

Position Description:

  • Perform design and development of analog circuits, digital circuits, microcontrollers, FPGAs, equipment racks, circuit board assemblies, cable assemblies, and test equipment.

  • Generate design documentation using KiCad, Visio, and other legacy tools as required

  • Develop specifications for, and perform selection of, components for use in electrical equipment.

  • Develop and test control software using Python.

  • Provide engineering support of laser system projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related STEM field.

  • 5 years of design experience in the areas of analog and digital electronics, microcontrollers, power electronics, PWB/CCA design/development/production, electronics packaging, and FPGAs. 3 years of experience is required with a STEM Master's degree.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to cross functional team members

  • Ability to work effectively while supporting multiple projects.

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills to work effectively within a development team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred experience in developing electronic controllers used with laser systems.

  • Preferred experience with schematic capture, MS Office, Visio, Python.

Salary Range: $97,500 - $146,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.