Radiation Effects Survivability/ Principal Engineer Systems

    • Chandler, AZ

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 Systems 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.

Northrop Grumman Launch Vehicle business is currently seeking an experienced Principal Engineer Systems-Survivability Engineer to support program analyses and testing of Ionizing radiation effects on electronics systems. Examples include x-ray and/or electromagnetic radiation. Will utilize computational tools for modeling and prediction of the effects. May also support technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for analyzed systems.
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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Ability to obtain secret security clearance is required

Experience in one or more of the following areas: a) Ionizing radiation effects analysis & test for electronics systems b) material science with emphasis on x-ray interactions with matter c) electromagnetic effects (cable coupling, transient prediction/mitigation) from radiation (ionizing and non-ionizing radiation). Should be familiar with computational tools for modeling and prediction of effects.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred advanced degree (MS minimum) in physics, electrical engineering, material science, or mechanical engineering.
Active Secret Security clearance or Top Secret is highly preferred
High dose rate (radiation) analysis and test (MIL-STD-883), computational FTDT methods, electromagnetic testing (MIL-STD-464/MIL-STD-461), familiarity with nuclear weapon effects, experience in testing/analysis of natural space radiation environment (TID; MIL-STD-883, SEE; JESD57/ASTM F1192), EEE part selection for aerospace systems, x-ray/gamma/beta/ion transport analysis.

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.

A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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