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Electrical Engineer 2/3

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 9/3/2019
Job Reference #: 19007010

Job Description

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Rocket Center, WV, just outside of Cumberland, MD. The Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) site in Rocket Center designs, develops and manufactures tactical rocket motors, medium caliber ammunition, composite components and end items, and fuze and electronics equipment. For decades, the dedicated and highly skilled team at ABL have supported national security efforts by developing and building defense systems for DoD customers and U.S. allies. 

Job Summary:

The Electrical Engineer will perform analysis, design and/or test of complex designs. Specific responsibilities include:

Evaluate completed design with senior engineers and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve a design that satisfies requirements.
Develop, coordinate, and conduct the test programs required to evaluate the design.
Prepare and present electrical engineering materials for Requirements and Design Reviews.
Apply electrical engineering principles to adapt or improve upon heritage features from previous successful designs of a similar nature.
Develop and oversee test programs as needed to evaluate components and systems.
Support and lead the testing and/or evaluation/validation of an electrical component, subsystem, or system analytical model or actual system implementation.
Use advanced analytical and product design engineering software tools.
Support trade studies for component or system level designs.
Participates in the creation of and manages changes to circuit, component, or system level design or analytical models.
Provide formal peer review of simple engineering designs or analyses for less experienced engineers.
Provides quality internal and external customer service, constantly seeking out new sources of information to meet customer needs.
May also oversee component supplier design, analysis, manufacture and test. 

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:
BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 2 years of related experience.
Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance; U.S. citizenship is a prerequisite 

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 5 years of related experience.
Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance; U.S. citizenship is a prerequisite 

Additional Qualifications:
Broad understanding and application of electrical engineering technical standards
Team player who actively and effectively participates and contributes in a positive manner

Location:

Rocket Center, WV is located along the North Branch Potomac River in Mineral County, West Virginia and is home to the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL), a government installation operated by Northrop Grumman. Known for its scenic mountain landscapes, rolling hills and state parks, the region offers a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities to include hiking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, hunting and whitewater rafting. Where can you get to from Rocket Center? We are just a few hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Cleveland and not far from Philadelphia, Virginia and New York. If you enjoy a beautiful all-weather climate, low cost of living, zero gridlock traffic, outdoor activities and easy access to major cities along the east coast - this area has a lot to offer!

This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location.  Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor.

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.