EMI/EMC Engineer 2/3

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Northrop Grumman's Engineering and Test Laboratory is seeking an EMI/EMC Engineer 2/3 to support the compliance process including technical, cost, and schedule performance.

The responsibilities of the EMI/EMC Engineer 2/3 include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and tailor EMI/EMC requirements to meet specified product performance for all aspects of Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) compliance, including EMI/EMC/EME/ESD/EMP and lightning.

Develop models for interference coupling mechanisms, shielding integrity, and circuit/cable interface isolation to mitigate and control conducted/radiated emissions and susceptibility stimuli.

Creation of test reports, procedures, and control plans and guidelines.

Knowledge of EMI/EMC testing and TILE software is a plus. The individual should be a self-starter, versatile, problem solver, and have a willingness to work as part of a team. Individual must be willing to travel occasionally to locations elsewhere in the corporation in order to assist in troubleshooting efforts, attend design review meetings, and work off-shift hours if necessary.

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

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years experience
  • Strong background in Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) standards/specifications (or equivalent commercial standards).
  • Thorough knowledge of EMI/EMC testing
  • Technical knowledge of product qualification testing
  • Excellent communication skills and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project
  • Candidate must be organized, flexible, and able to multitask in a dynamic team environment.
  • Willingness and ability to occasionally work off-shift hours as necessary and/or travel occasionally to support design or test efforts.
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years experience - OR - an MS as described above with 3 years of experience.
  • Strong background in Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) standards/specifications (or equivalent commercial standards).
  • Thorough knowledge of EMI/EMC testing to MIL-STD-461
  • Technical knowledge of product qualification testing
  • Excellent communication skills and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project
  • Candidate must be organized, flexible, and able to multitask in a dynamic team environment.
  • Willingness and ability to occasionally work off-shift hours as necessary and/or travel occasionally to support design or test efforts.
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current active US Secret Level or Top Secret level security clearance.
  • Previous EMI/EMC design experience
  • BS in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience working TILE software for the purpose of EMI testing
  • Experience working Mathcad analytical models for radiated electrical fields and to estimate parasitic coupling of EMI

induced electromagnetic energy through power supplies, chassis, and electronic modules.

  • NARTE certification

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