LabVIEW Architect/Programmer 2/3 - Space Components

    Northrop Grumman
    Beltsville, MD
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    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 Space 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.


    The Electrical Engineer is responsible for Electrical Engineering of electrical assemblies and subassemblies reporting to the Functional Manager of the Manufacturing Engineering Department at the Space Systems Integrated Thermal Systems in Beltsville, Maryland.


    Creating and improving manufacturing work instructions to meet challenging hardware requirements.

    Reviewing engineering designs and drawings for accuracy and manufacturability.

    Managing Engineering Bill of Materials through the use of MRP.

    Working alongside the manufacturing teams to ensure that overall quality, delivery and cost objectives are achieved.

    Communicating manufacturing plans and processes to internal and external customers through Manufacturing Readiness Reviews.

    Support of product design phase and present applicable designs for PDR/CDR.

    Provides technical guidance and liaison to operations, assists the supervisors on new techniques and assist in the determination of causes of rejected parts.

    Creating manufacturing plans and detailed work instructions. Provide redlines and/or updating of Manufacturing Work Instructions on the shop floor.

    Specify all necessary special processes, equipment, and fixtures required for manufacturing on assigned programs.

    Continuously work to improve manufacturing methods, efficiency and product quality. Participate in continuous improvement projects.

    Assist in tool design when required to help support operations by developing tooling concepts and using of CAD software to model and release of tool drawings.

    Monitor quality discrepancies, identify trends, investigate problems and implement corrective actions.

    This position may be filled at a level 2 or 3.

    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

    Level 2 Minimum Requirements

    Bachelor's degree from a STEM program and a minimum of 2 years' of engineering experience required, or a Master's degree in Engineering and 0 years' of experience required.

    Ability to operate and write code in LabView preferred but not required

    US citizen and have the ability to work on ITAR controlled products

    Level 3 Minimum Requirements

    Bachelor's degree from a STEM program and a minimum of 5 years' of engineering experience required, or a Master's degree in Engineering and 3 years' of engineering experience required

    US citizen and have the ability to work on ITAR controlled products

    Preferred Qualifications:

    In addition to the requirements noted above, experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment is highly desirable; knowledge of space grade parts, NASA Workmanship Standards, J-STD-001 SA and testing preferred

    Proficiency reading and creating electrical schematics and wire lists preferred

    Proficiency in the use of electrical test equipment preferred

    Demonstrated leadership characteristics required, direct leadership experience preferred

    A self-starter possessing strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management and decision making skills

    Detail-oriented but able to understand the big picture and external customer needs

    Proficient in MS Office tools and knowledgeable of ERP systems (Costpoint preferred), CAD (PRO-E/CREO) and MES preferred

    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.

    Posting ID: 552778649Posted: 2020-05-21