Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Engineer Systems (Power Electronics & Controls) in Sykesville, Maryland
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Mission Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Systems Engineer with experience in Power Electronics or Controls. This position will be located in Sykesville, MD with our Power/Control Systems organization.
The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's high performing, Systems Engineering team in developing the military and commercial power conditioning, distribution, and control systems of the future. The qualified applicant will be exposed to all phases of the program life cycle from concept development through integration, test and support. We offer a dynamic work environment and an energized workforce, providing the highest level of engineering, product design and system support for our nation's aircraft carriers and submarines, as well as other naval and ground-based system platforms.
This candidate must have process experience with system and architecture development, requirement derivation, requirement verification, integration and test skills.
Roles and Responsibilities
Leading/managing tasks and projects on a team developing medium to large power conversion equipment covering electrical, software, magnetic, controls, cooling and packaging design activities.
Performing trade studies, generating systems engineering documents, reports and operational documentation.
Developing requirements, system and sub-system specifications, interface control documentation and concept of operations.
Generating and presenting material to support internal and external customer briefings, and developing proposals.
Strong working knowledge of lab based test equipment
Supporting program requirements management through use of configuration management tools.
Developing and modifying test plans and procedures
Completing system integration, system test
Generation of verification artifacts supporting system Design Verification Testing and system Acceptance Testing
Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Systems Engineer:
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 9 years of relevant experience with a BS; 7 years experiencewith an MS, 4 years experience with a PhD.
Experience in one or more of the following system engineering knowledge areas: technical planning, requirements derivation, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, cost and risk analysis, interface definition, system design, system integration, verification and validation, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work within diverse teams.
Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
Experience with design of high power military, nuclear, and/or control systems.
Experience in system architecture development and system design
Experience with simulation tools (Simulink, Saber, and SPICE)
Experience with analog electronics (e.g. sensor interfaces), power electronics, digital electronics, controls, software, and product support
Experience with the United States Navy
Experience in Testing and Troubleshooting Hardware and/or Software
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Job Category : Engineering