Principal Radiation Effects Engineer

    • Redondo Beach, CA

Engineering

Qualifications:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

TheRadiation Effects Engineer/Analyst 3 will perform radiation effects analysis, shielding analysis, survivability analysis, radiation analysis reporting, and simulation of electronic components relative to space radiation effects.

A Level 3 Engineer is expected to be a self-starter, receptive to mentorship and have excellent communication and time management skills.

Broad knowledge in a number of the following responsibilities, or expertise in one is HIGHLY desired:

  • Prepare radiation analysis for satellite payload systems
  • Prepare test plans and test reports for radiation testing of electronic components (e.g. total dose, prompt dose and single event upset)
  • Prepare survivability analysis for space environments such as Micrometeoroids, Atomic Oxygen, and Single Event Effects
  • Prepare Statement of Works for radiation test labs defining requirements for radiation testing of electronic components
  • Prepare plans and procedures for box level Flash X-Ray testing
  • Perform radiation predictions using NOVICE, Testable Hardware Tool Kit (THTK), SPENVIS, CRÈME96 and other radiation analysis tools
  • Assess radiation effects on material degradation
  • Interface with multiple disciplines such as program management, electrical, mechanical, system engineering, procurement, subcontractors, manufacturing and test.
  • Present radiation requirements and compliance at PDRs, CDRs and other program reviews as required.
Essential functions of the role include:
  • Nuclear hardening and SGEMP design and analysis
  • Electron/proton/x - ray transport
  • Single event effects, upset, and transients (desirable)
  • Design review experience


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