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Staff Space Vehicle Electrical Systems Design Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Category: Engineering Location: Redondo Beach, California US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Clearance Type: None Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time Positions Available: 3

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible. SSSD has an opening for a qualified, mission-oriented Staff Space Vehicle Electrical Systems Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California with responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following tasks for Space Systems programs:

  • Electrical systems architecture development
  • Electrical systems trade leadership and support
  • Electrical systems requirements development & analysis
  • System, subsystem, and unit-to-unit electrical block diagram generation
  • Power and command & telemetry hardware resource management and allocation
  • Electrical Connectivity development for spacecraft harness design
  • Command & Telemetry Database design & development
  • Fusing, signal integrity, and electrical interface compatibility analysis
  • Apply technical expertise to the planning, design, development and testing of electrical systems.
  • Identify and initiate corrective action of problems, discrepancies and deficiencies to ensure requirements (technical, schedule, & cost) are met and product quality is not compromised.
  • Lead and mentor junior engineers.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for: Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible 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 view: Northrop Grumman Benefits #LI-JP1

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 14 years of engineering experience or 12 years of engineering experience with a Master's Degree or 9 years of engineering experience with a Ph.D in a STEM discipline
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Spacecraft and/or payload electrical design integration, cable & harness design, and/or command & telemetry database background with experience through the entire system lifecycle from concept, design, production, integration, test, launch, to operation support.
  • Active Top Secret clearance and/or SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 6 years
  • Experience working proposals
  • Experience with Earned Value Management System.
  • Demonstrated success in managing programs/projects to cost, performance, and schedule requirements.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and developing cross-functional teams.
  • Detailed knowledge of electrical interface standards such as MIL-STD-1553, LVDS, RS-422, etc.
  • Detail-oriented and have excellent verbal and written communications skills, leadership skills, and organization skills
  • Experience working on electrical design and troubleshooting efforts.

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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach , Staff Space Vehicle Electrical Systems Design Engineer, Other , Redondo Beach, California

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