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Northrop Grumman Staff Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer - Space Systems in Dulles, Virginia

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 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.

We are seeking a motivated, creative, and energetic Electrical Power Subsystems Engineer to join our team in Dulles, VA .

Roles and Responsibilities :

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for the technical understanding of the spacecraft bus and electrical power subsystem as a whole

  • Be responsible for detailed technical knowledge of various electrical power equipment

  • Manage the budget and schedule on assigned project

  • Provide active oversight of assigned technical team and hardware development effort

  • Apply core EE principals to adapt/improve heritage equipment and features

  • Prepare proposal costing and technical assessments

  • Prepare and present technical packages for design reviews

  • Act as a liaison with program management and various customers




Space Systems



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in a STEM Discipline (preferably Electrical Engineering) and 14 yrs of experience; OR a Master's Degree with 12 yrs of experience; OR a PhD with 9 yrs of experience

  • Understanding of the generation, storage, conditioning/regulation, and distribution of electrical power

  • Must have U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Understanding of analog electronics and various power converter topologies

  • Ability to work through detailed analyses with minimal oversight

  • Experience in managing subcontractors and working with government and private sector customers

  • Design experience - while this is not a circuit design position, knowledge of the process is highly desirable

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:


Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)

For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more.


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.

Job Category : Engineering