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Sentinel - Sr Principal Engineer Electrical - 12936 UT

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Roy
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10160537

Category: Engineering
Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

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. Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

As the electrical design & architecture lead for the program's Command and Launch (C&L) Integration and Test (I&T) System Integration Lab, you will:
--- Serve as the technical lead for lab instrumentation, custom harness, and electrical specialty test equipment (STE) design
--- Design cables and wiring harnesses to support lab instrumentation and field STE applications following weapon system, MIL-STD, and other applicable standards, codes, and regulations
--- Design instrumentation systems for collecting thermal, stress/strain, current/voltage, and communications logging from systems under test
--- Perform analysis of alternatives for make/buy decisions
--- Aid in test planning efforts, identifying solutions to instrumentation and emulation problems presented by the limitations of a lab environment
--- Contribute to the creation and maintenance of lab requirements documents; translating user needs into testable functional, performance, and interface system requirements
--- Work across disciplines and functional groups to maintain list of measurements and instrumentation requirements for both lab and flight test
--- Review documentation such as but not limited to codes, standards, schematics, diagrams, equipment data sheets, hazard area classification drawings, and electrical analysis or studies developed by other engineers and designers
--- Use lab equipment to troubleshoot hardware/software failures in support of C&L integration and testing
--- Identify and document risks and opportunities associated with lab design and implementation
--- Support program meetings, provide project status, and interface with a multi-discipline team.
--- Maintain your positive and proactive demeanor while navigating a sometimes-ambiguous path to success
--- Mentor junior electrical design engineers on the team

Some travel may be required to Promontory, Utah; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and/or Vandenberg SFB, California.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
--- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
--- 401k
--- Educational Assistance
--- Life Insurance
--- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
--- Paid Time Off
--- Health & Wellness Resources
--- Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors Degree; 7 years with a Masters; 4 years with a PhD

US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification.

Experience with cable design, electrical harnessing, grounding, and hardware integration.

Working knowledge of various data transmission formats (eg. Analog, Serial, TCP/IP, Fiber etc)

Experience in a test or lab environment

Experience with MS Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

US Citizenship with an Active Top-Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification.

Harness design experience using Siemens Capital or similar ECAD program

Cable routing design experience in a CAD program like Siemens NX

Teamcenter/CPLM experience

Mastery of electrical troubleshooting fundamentals.

Experience or working knowledge of electrical and power systems design, controls systems and/or engine/generator subsystems or components

Knowledge of industry codes and standards, such as the National Electric Code (NEC), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), International Building Code (IBC) and Unified Facilities Criteria.

Experience working with external customer to meet program expectations in a timely and efficient manner

Experience with Earned Value Management

Continuous Process Improvement experience

Experience with Agile


Salary Range: $114,900 - $172,300
The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.
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.
The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.


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