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Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for a Nuclear Survivability & Radiation Effects Section Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
The Nuclear Survivability & Radiation Effects Section Manager leads a group of nuclear weapons effects design support engineers. The manager has ultimate responsibility for all section activities, provides technical, operational, and functional leadership of the section while exemplifying the NG leadership characteristics (values, performance, people leadership, customer intimacy, innovation, and strategic value creation). The manager sets performance standards and expectations, promotes engagement and development of section members, helps resolve technical as well as operational issues, and handles personnel matters such as work assignments, performance & salary review, and hiring of new section members. Essential Functions:
The Nuclear Survivability & Radiation Effects Section Manager support engineers perform analysis of systems, circuits and components in support of design development. They define threat environments and assess hardware designs under radiation & man-made effects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in hostile threat environment definition and nuclear weapons effects. SGEMP and prompt dose rate test experience is a plus. Additional domain knowledge desired are project leadership, design review presentation, ground shock modeling, electromagnetic pulse modeling, debris impact, radiation transport, shielding and shadowing analysis, simulation of electronic components relative to radiation effects, parameter degradation, performing part evaluations, and single event effects. Qualifications :Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Nuclear Engineering or closely related technical discipline
- 5 years of defense engineering experience
- Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance
- MCNP experience highly preferred
- SGEMP experience highly preferred
- Management or leadership experience
- Experience with the following radiation tools: DEEP, NOVICE, AE9AP9, Creme96, Testable Hardware Toolkit, etc.
- Experience with other space environment prediction tools for micrometeoroids, orbital debris, and atomic oxygen is desired
- Strong written and verbal communication skills of the English language is desired
- Knowledge of the physics associated with radiation effects in semiconductor devices is a plus
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