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 Ssystems is searching for experienced Sr. Principal Engineer Electrical Nuclear Hardening & Survivability to join Launch Vehicles business unit in Chandler, AZ. - Primary focus is on standing up electrical test setups which support evaluation of circuit performance of various circuit types while they are exposed to radiation environments (prompt dose rate, total ionizing dose, neutron displacement damage, neutron induced upset, single event effects) - Leads and executes the testing and/or evaluation/validation of an electrical component, subsystem, or system analytical model or actual system implementation during Radiation Effects testing. This requires the candidate to establish a thorough knowledge of the operation of the circuit and its use in the system application, using that insight to assure testing is conducted in a manner consistent with its use in flight. - Job Knowledge/Technical Skills- Experience with circuit and/or system level design or test required - Broad technical expertise and working knowledge of other related disciplines desired - Broad understanding and application of company electrical engineering technical standards. - Use advanced analytical and product design engineering software tools. - Problem Solving/Innovation - With minimal guidance, studies basic design concepts and develops evaluation criteria for evaluating complex systems. - Develops Test Procedures and Performs Functional Testing on electronic hardware for radiation testing. - Communication - Prepares and presents electrical engineering materials for Requirements and Design Reviews. - Makes an extra effort to provide quality internal and external customer service. - Liaison - Actively and effectively participates and contributes in a positive manner. - Requirements Derivation/ Test Development - Develop and oversee test programs as needed to evaluate components and systems. - Risk and Uncertainty Quantification - Evaluate uncertainty and risks associated with requirements and designs. Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline and 9 years of Engineering experience Or 7 years engineering experience with a Master's Degree; Or 4 years of engineering experience with a PHD; - Minimum of 4 years of Electronic Hardware Testing experience - U.S Citizenship required - Ability to obtain an DoD Secret Security Clearance is required - Ability to travel 5% is required - Excellent writing skills Preferred Qualifications: - Spacecraft and/or launch vehicle experience highly desired - Secret Clearance is highly desired - Software experience Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. 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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.