Radiation Effects Analyst 2

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking a Radiation Effects Analyst 2 to join our team of creative and diverse engineers. The position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The Radiation Effects Analyst 2 researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems that are used in space and defense applications. This Engineer must possess experience with the following: circuit design/simulation, part evaluations, parameter degradation, single event effects, single event upset, single event transients, meteoroid/orbital debris, electron/proton/x-ray transport, atomic oxygen calculations, dose-depth curves, displacement damage-depth curves, dose mapping, radiation testing, radiation exposure, parametric measurements, software development, and design review presentation/preparation.

Essential Functions:

  • Radiation effects analysis
  • Shielding analysis
  • Survivability analysis
  • Radiation analysis reporting
  • Simulation of electronic components relative to space radiation effects

Basic Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment
  • Technical experience performing radiation effects analysis, shielding analysis, and survivability analysis
  • Proficient in conducting radiation testing, circuit design/simulation, dose-depth curves, and parameter degradation
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret or Top Secret, and SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics from an accredited university
  • Experience with circuit design/simulation, SPICE analyses, electronic component characterization & parameters
  • Experience with single event effects, single event upset, and single event transients
  • Experience with meteoroid/orbital debris, electron/proton/x-ray transport, and atomic oxygen calculations
  • Demonstrated capability to provide design support and participate in design reviews


Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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