Sr Principal Engineer Electrical (Parts)

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 Innovation 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.

Job Summary

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.

Basic Qualifications

  • Detailed understanding ofINST-002 and/or TOR EEE parts standards
  • 10+yrs experience as an aerospace component parts engineer
  • Solid communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master level knowledgeof INST-002 and/or TOR EEE parts standards
  • 10+yrs experience as a spacecraft component parts engineer
  • 10+ yrs experience evaluating GIDEP Alerts for impact to designs/products
  • Excellent communication skills

Education and Experience
  • Requires BS in Engineering & 10 years or Masters in Engineering & 7 years
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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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