E3 Sr. Staff Engineer - Top Secret Clearance Required (Satellite/Space Systems)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: May 9, 2022
Requisition ID: R10039363
Gilbert, Arizona, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required:
United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: No-
Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United
States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions
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 has careers with opportunities to play a vital
role in space exploration, national defense, and scientific
discovery. With Northrop Grumman, you will find a culture of
curiosity and collaboration like nowhere else that will have you
redefining what is possible from the day you start. Our space
systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day,
now and for the future to come. Explore your future and launch your
career today.Northrop Grumman needs Electromagnetic Environmental
Effects (E3) engineers to team up and help lead the E3 design,
development and analysis of complex electronic products for space
systems.At Northrop Grumman Space Systems E3 engineering is the
impact of the electromagnetic environment upon the operational
capability of components, assemblies, equipment, subsystems,
systems, and other space platforms. E3 covers all electromagnetic
disciplines, including electromagnetic compatibility (EMC);
electromagnetic interference (EMI); electromagnetic vulnerability
(EMV); electromagnetic pulse (EMP); electrostatic discharge (ESD);
electronic protection; hazards of electromagnetic radiation to
personnel, ordnance, and volatile materials; and natural phenomena
effects such as lightning and p-static.Responsibilities
- At Northrop Grumman, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3)
engineers must work across diverse engineering disciplines in
support of multiple space system programs. Northrop Grumman E3
engineers deliver valued oversight across all phases of a program
from origin to orbit. To meet these challenges at Northrop Grumman
an E3 engineer must have a strong aptitude for learning new and
exciting innovations and a strong E3 skill set.
- E3 engineers interact across all phases of a program, so strong
technical communication skills and a readiness to explain complex
technical issues with brevity to an audience unfamiliar with the E3
topic are necessary.
- All programs have E3 requirements, so an E3 engineer must be
capable of writing, interpreting, allocating, tailoring and flowing
down E3 requirements to all design levels.
- E3 engineers need to present at design reviews to internal and
external customers regarding E3 issues.
- An E3 engineer must be capable of writing E3 design guidelines,
developing models and performing analyses on components, subsystems
and systems using EMI principles.
- E3 engineers are responsible for designing ground systems,
chassis and harness shielding, EMI filters, and selecting and
laying out interface circuitry for achieving EMC.
- E3 engineers are required to prepare and review E3 test
procedures, E3 test reports, E3 technical analyses, E3 control
plans, and participate in cross discipline design reviews for
- To verify E3 requirements, E3 engineers need to design E3 test
procedures and participate in E3 testing in accordance with
governmental and non-governmental standards, for example MIL-STD
461, MIL-STD 464, DO-160, NASA-GEVS-7000 and other commercial
- Experienced E3 engineers at Northrop Grumman must help maintain
and build on Space System's reputation for E3 expertise and quality
by training and mentoring less experience E3 engineers.
- E3 engineers must contribute to the overall knowledge and
expertise in E3 engineering capability by developing processes,
procedures, documentation, and protocols for the practice of E3
engineering at Northrop Grumman.Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or a STEM Science
Technology Engineering Math with 14 years experience
- E3 experience
- Must have U.S. Citizenship with current or active Top Secret
- The ability to perform E3 design and analysis is required.
- Expertise in MIL-STD 461, MIL-STD 464, NASA-GEVS-7000 and
commercial requirements is required.
- Working knowledge of lab test equipment such as spectrum
analyzers, generators, amplifiers, and measurement antennas is
- Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to successfully
allocate, tailor, and flowdown system level E3 requirements into
lower level requirements.Preferred Qualifications
- A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, with a specialty
in Electromagnetics, RF, or analog circuitry is preferred.
- SCI eligibility or ability to obtain SCI.
- Experience with defense and aerospace industry practices, and
programmatic skills supporting BOE, RFP, ROM, CAM, WBS, Risk
assessments for E3 compliance is a plus for candidates.
- Ideal candidates can show extensive design experience with EMI
filters, circuit layout and analysis for E3, shielding, lightning
protection, cable and harnessing design.
- Candidates with working knowledge and experience in modeling
and simulation of E3 using commercially available software is a
Salary Range: $149,700 USD - $224,500 USD
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top
priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on
their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be
required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved
disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future
court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed
federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship
is required for most positions.
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