Principal Electrical Engineer / Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer (Parts) - NGSpace
- Dulles, VA
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.
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 Space 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.
Apply in-depth understanding of EEE component technical standards in the selection and evaluation of EEE parts for use in spacecraft orbital operations and ground testing equipment. Lead individual programs as well as enterprise level activities related to assessment of supplier compliance to standards, assessment of impacts from industry technical alerts (GIDEP, etc) and identification of parts to meet demanding reliability/performance/cost/delivery schedule objectives. Evaluate non-compliances to industry and company standards and provide risk assessments to key program decision makers. Interface with lead personnel and management in Mission Assurance, Electrical Engineering and Manufacturing organizations to meet ongoing production and new product development needs. Support proposal and IRAD projects, including evaluation of alternative technologies and articulation of risk. Mentor/train component parts engineers and supporting engineering personnel. Identify and implement process improvement initiatives impacting efficiency and effectiveness of component parts department.
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