Electrical Engineer/Principal Electrical Engineer - Flight Test Systems

    • Baltimore, MD



At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Start your future with a new mission, join Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector! Northrop Grumman is seeking an Electrical Engineer to support our Flight Test organization, located in Baltimore, MD.

The Electrical Engineer performs technical planning, electrical systems design, electrical systems interface definition, electrical system integration, electrical system verification and validation test support, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Systems are typically radar systems.

The Electrical Engineer roles and responsibilities include:
•Work with a skilled team of experienced former military test pilots, system software and hardware experts, and other flight test professionals integrating and testing advanced electronic systems on board highly modified experimental aircraft
•Ensure logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
•Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation
•Occasionally (15-20% of time) operate out of customer locations (typically military test centers; domestically only, no overseas travel anticipated)
•Participate in systems test involving monitoring and operating systems while aircraft is involved in a flight test
•Must have excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to lead working groups and technical interchange meetings
•Demonstrated ability to work independently under limited direction within the scope of an assignment and use independent judgment in determining methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria

The chosen candidate must have the ability and desire to work in a fast paced, fluid environment and adapt to frequently changing needs of programs and customers on a weekly or daily basis.

This job may be filled as an Engineer or a Principal Engineer based on the requirements below.

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