Principal Engineer Electrical

    Northrop Grumman
    Chandler, AZ 85224
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Principal Electrical Engineer

    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 Innovation 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.

    Job Summary

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems is searching for an experienced Principal Engineer Electrical to serve as Targets MRBM Program Lead Integration and Test Engineer as part of our Integration and Test team in Launch Vehicles at our Chandler, AZ facility.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Role Description & Responsibilities:
      • The candidate will serve as the Lead Integration and Test (I&T) Engineer for the Program requiring the candidate to function in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment.
      • Daily responsibilities will require direct contact with launch vehicle flight hardware and solid rocket motors.
      • The candidate will develop the concept of operation for all integration and test activities associated with preparation and execution of flight test operations at the launch range.
      • Specific duties may include: Establish NGIS system tools to be used for program execution Hands-on testing at a systems level.
        • Developing and maintaining processes and procedures for the assembly and test of launch vehicle systems.
        • Coordinating integration activities with supervisors, program engineers and various customer organizations.
        • Incorporating design changes on work in process or completed assemblies; documenting and dispositioning hardware discrepancies and pursuing root cause and corrective actions.
        • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.
      • Hands on integration experience with multiple sub-systems or components.
      • The successful candidate will be able to work independently and complete assigned tasks without direct supervision.
      • The candidate must be willing to occasionally work during odd hours (nights/weekends)
      • US west coast, possible international travel, requiring a passport. The candidate should possess a strong resolve to drive tasks to completion autonomously.
    • Experience Requirements:
      • System integration, testing, production and launch operations experience is required.
      • Skills to write test procedures and review test data to ensure that hardware is tested properly and has passed all required tests.
    • Experience Preferred:
      • Experience with Northrop Grumman LV I&T standards/guidelines and expectations is desired.
      • Experience with external customer interfacing (meetings, presentation, negotiation) is desired.
      • Experience working with operational hazards such as propulsive devices, pressurized systems, overhead lifting, and high voltage systems is desired.
      • Experience with proposal writing is desired.
      • MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software file creation, plant floor layout, production build experience, BOE (Basis of Estimate) creation, and Costpoint system knowledge
    • Skills and Qualifications
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to present to large customer community
      • Ability to solve problems, support troubleshooting efforts, drive tasks to completion
      • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task
      • Ability to work in a team environment, and lead small projects or teams
      • Experience working with design, integration, or testing of launch vehicles is highly desired.
      • CAD experience is preferred
      • Ability to travel: Travel expectation 25%
    • Basic Qualifications:
      • Minimum Education / Experience: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters
      • Candidate must have a DoD Secret level security clearance which generally requires US Citizenship as a prerequisite.



    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:
      • Minimum Education / Experience: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters
      • Candidate must have a DoD Secret level security clearance which generally requires US Citizenship as a prerequisite.
    Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience performing formal requirements decomposition and/or verification
        Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace or Systems engineering background
    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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Posting ID: 559537896Posted: 2020-06-04