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Principal /Sr Principal Electrical Engineer - Parts (Space / Satellite Systems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10013728

Category: EngineeringLocation: Gilbert - AZ, 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 Available: 1

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.
We have an opening for a Parts Electrical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Tactical Space organization. This position will be located in Gilbert AZ or Dulles VA.Job Summary
  • Apply in-depth understanding of EEE component technical standards in the selection and evaluation of EEE parts for use in spacecraft orbital operations and ground testing equipment
  • Lead individual programs as well as enterprise level activities related to assessment of supplier compliance to standards, assessment of impacts from industry technical alerts (GIDEP, etc) and identification of parts to meet demanding reliability/ performance/cost/delivery schedule objectives
  • Evaluate non-compliances to industry and company standards and provide risk assessments to key program decision makers
  • Interface with lead personnel and management in Mission Assurance, Electrical Engineering, and Manufacturing organizations to meet ongoing production and new product development needs
  • Support proposal and IRAD projects, including evaluation of alternative technologies and articulation of risk- Mentor/train component parts engineers and supporting engineering personnel - Identify and implement process improvement initiatives impacting efficiency and effectiveness of component parts department
    • Assess components for compliance to program and industry PMP requirements (INST-002, TOR, JEDEC, etc.)
    • Generate plans, procedures, and EEE part procurement and screening documents (SCD's, SoCD's, SID's, and AID's) for military and aerospace programs as required by MIL/NASA standards and/or contract.
    • Review screening and test data received from manufacturers and test laboratories for compliance to specifications, purchase order requirements, and program contract compliance.
    • Evaluate defective components and failure analysis reports as required. Interface internally with Electrical Design Engineers, Reliability Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Quality Engineers in support of risk mitigation and material review efforts.
    • Report on the manufacturers, materials, construction, usage (environment & electrical de-rating), and overall reliability of the selected parts to the EEE parts control board (PCB).This requisition may be filled at either a Principal level or a Senior Principal level.Basic Qualifications for Principal Electrical Engineer:
      • Bachelor's Degree (STEM Degree) with 5 years of experience; or 3 years' experience with Masters; 0 Years with PhD
      • Detailed understanding of INST-002 and/or TOR EEE parts standards
      • U.S. Citizenship
      • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearanceBasic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer:
        • Bachelor's Degree (STEM Degree) with 9 years of experience; 7 years' experience with Masters; 4 Years with PhD
        • Detailed understanding of INST-002 and/or TOR EEE parts standards
        • U.S. Citizenship
        • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearancePreferred Qualifications
          • Active Top Secret Clearance
          • Master level knowledge of INST-002 and/or TOR EEE parts standards
          • Experience with Internet part vendors and Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) searches
          • Experience in identifying and rectifying discrepancies between part numbers provided and correct part numbers as defined in supplier and military drawings and specifications
          • 5+ yrs experience as a spacecraft component parts engineer
          • 5+ yrs experience evaluating GIDEP Alerts for impact to designs/products
          • Excellent communication skillsThe Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Division is a strategic partner specializing in commercial and classified partnerships with the design, delivery, operation and sustainment of satellites and human spacecraft. We support science and space exploration through our various partnerships, including NASA's Artemis program with the goal to return humans to the Moon in 2024 and the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) program that has discovered more than twenty confirmed plants. Recognized as an industry leader, we also develop highly specialized space and satellite components.Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsFlexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more. Link:"

            Salary Range: 91960 - 137940Salary Range 2: 114048 - 171072

            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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.

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