GBSD - Principal Engineer Electrical - Nuclear Hardness and Survivability
- Huntsville, AL
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Nuclear Hardness and Survivability Engineer to join the team. This position will be located in Huntsville, Alabama and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.
What you will get to do:
The Radiation Effects Engineer/Analyst 3 will perform radiation effects analysis, shielding analysis, survivability analysis, radiation analysis reporting, and simulation of electronic components relative to nuclear weapon and space radiation effects.
A Level 3 Engineer is expected to be a self-starter, have excellent communication and time management skills, and build strong mentoring relationships with junior engineers.
Broad knowledge in the following areas, or expertise in several is HIGHLY desired:
- Prepare radiation analyses for missile, satellite and ground equipment systems, including TREE, SGEMP, IEMP and Single Event Effects
- Prepare Statement of Works for radiation test labs defining requirements for radiation testing of electronic components
- Prepare test plans and test reports for radiation testing of electronic components (e.g. total dose, prompt dose rate, and single event upset)
- Interface with multiple disciplines such as program management, electrical, mechanical, system engineering, parts and material, electromagnetic effects, procurement, subcontractors, manufacturing and test.
- Present radiation requirements and compliance at PDRs, CDRs, Working Groups, and other technical interchange meetings and program reviews as required.
- Nuclear Weapon Effects analysis
- Design review presentations
- Mentorship and training
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts
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