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Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) Principal/Sr. Subsystems/ Command & Data Handling -Top Secret Clearance Required (Dulles, VA or Gilbert, AZ) in Dulles, Virginia

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

  • Will receive an honorable discharge

  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

Northrop Grumman Tactical 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.

Summary/Responsibilities

Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated Command and Data Handling (CDH) Electrical Systems/Avionics Subsystems Engineer. This customer-facing position supports program staff in the analysis, investigation, and resolution of engineering electrical systems problems, subsystem requirements development, tasking, and schedule management as required by the program. Additionally, this role interacts with the internal staff and customer base, provides direction as appropriate to design or technician staff, reports statuses, and participates in internal and external design reviews. Depending on assignment, this role may task other technical team members.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develop subsystem requirements

• Develops cost estimates for proposals and programs as required

• Develops and manages schedule and resources as required by the program

• Effectively operate within a multi-discipline engineering team

• Provide technical oversight to ensure the electrical system is compliant and verifiable at the avionics digital and analog telemetry level

• Analyzes and interprets requirements at the space vehicle level and flows down requirements to lower level specifications

• Evaluates and coordinates electrical system designs to ensure system-level requirements are met

• Provides documentation and makes technical presentations as required

• Develops space vehicle level interface designs

• Provides technical coordination of vendors and suppliers

• Represents the organization in providing solutions to technical issues associated with specific projects

• Analyzes and designs avionics systems in assigned area by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles

• Other duties as assigned

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Responsibilities for this internship requisition position are:

Internship Description:

The Northrop Grumman Military Veteran Program (NG-MVP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MVP is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training and through individual internships during the last 180 days of service. Any rank, enlisted or officer, may apply for SkillBridge. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Your unit Commander must authorize participation in NG-MVP prior to start of internship.

NG-MVP is a program that will bridge the gap for transitioning service members and is held 3 times a year at various Northrop Grumman installations around the country. Service members will gain valuable experience and training throughout their internship with a potential opportunity to gain employment with Northrop Grumman upon completion of active duty service obligation.

NG-MVP Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

  • Is within 180 days of separation or retirement

  • Will receive an honorable discharge

  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

This position can be filled at a Principal or Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications of a Principal Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (preferably Electrical Engineering) with 5+ years of specific Electrical Engineering industry experience; Master's Degree in STEM with 3+ years of specific Electrical Engineering industry expereince; PhD in STEM

  • Current or Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Ability to receive Unit Command approval

Basic Qualifications of a Sr. Principal Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (preferably Electrical Engineering) with 9+ years of specific Electrical Engineering industry experience; Master's Degree in STEM with 7+ years of specific Electrical Engineering industry experience; PhD in STEM with 4+ years of Electrical Engineering experience.

  • Current or Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Ability to receive Unit Command approval

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Received Unit Commander's approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge

  • Experience with creating and tracking schedules using project tracking tools such as Microsoft project

  • Experience with EVMS and creating variance reports

  • Experience leading teams of engineers managing resources and schedules

  • Experience with requirements tracking tool such as DOORS

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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