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Principal Engineer Electrical

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • 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 work connects and protects millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!Our growing team in Colorado Springs, CO has an opening for a HEMP Engineer Site Lead who will be responsible to maintain accurate records of on-site HEMP protection equipment, preparing and submitting all required deliverables and identifying and preparing any updates to technical orders and directives for the PARCS radar site. This position is to serve as the HEMP Engineer Site Lead for the PARCS radar located near Cavalier, ND.Our ideal individual will be responsible for sustainment of the HEMP Protection infrastructure at this site by working closely with the HEMP subcontractor for the planning, scheduling, and execution of all quarterly maintenance visits, as well as any additional maintenance activities directed by the customer.Basic Qualifications & Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline with 5 years of engineering experience; or 3 years' experience with a Master's degree; or 0 years with PhD.
    • Required to travel to site for each quarterly maintenance activity and other unscheduled maintenance activities.
    • Current DoD Interim Secret clearance or higher is required to start
    • Experience with AutoCAD and SolidWorks
    • Knowledge of HEMP and/or TEMPEST protection measures, Radio Frequency (RF) propagation and coupling.
    • Experience utilizing MS Office Suite tools (i.e., Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project and Word).Preferred Qualifications & Experience:
      • Active DoD Secret clearance
      • Degree in Electrical Engineering
      • Experience working with ground-based radar systems, preferably Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS) and/or Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)
      • Thorough understanding of HEMP, RF propagation, RF coupling, electrical power systems, grounding and HEMP protection and counter measures
      • Familiarity with MIL-STD-188-125 and MIL HDBK 423
      • Expertise in AutoCAD and SolidWorks with experience developing electrical power diagrams and 3D drawings
      • Electro-mechanical design and Programmable Logic Controllers
      • MATLAB and other programming languages
      • Experience in an electronics laboratory, specifically with design and testing Salary Range: $95,100 USD - $142,700 USD 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .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.
        • Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
        • Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
        • Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.Did you know?Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.

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