Northrop Grumman Nuclear Hardness Engineer in Ogden, Utah

Nuclear Hardness Engineer

Requisition ID: 18003705

Location(s): United States-Utah-Ogden

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It’s not the systems that drive us: it’s the soldier our systems bring home. It’s not just the equipment that motivates us: it’s the people our equipment protects. It’s not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it’s whom those innovations serve. We’re united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We’re committed to our employees’ professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.




OVERVIEW Northrop Grumman is seeking an Electrical/Systems Engineer to provide Nuclear Hardness engineering for the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system and other programs.This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


  • Conduct nuclear hardness & survivability analyses, tests, and design, with an emphasis on electrical/magnetic analysis of hardness problems

  • Ensure electromagnetic effects are considered in weapon system design, development, and sustainment

  • Analyze electromagnetic effects (MIL-STD-461, EMP, lightning, ESD, HPM), ionizing radiation (gamma, neutron, and x-ray), and mechanical effects

  • Apply electrical principles to wide range of problems, including power, controls, RF, and circuit analysis

  • Use simulation tools for electromagnetic and radiation analyses, including PSPICE, Microcap, MATLAB, and ANSYS modeling suites (or similar)

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in electrical engineering or related degree and 5 years of experience in activities directly related to job duties described above (3 years with Masters)

  • Experience performing EM effects testing, planning, and report generation

  • Experience with the simulation software packages listed above (or similar)

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret security clearance (or higher), and able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current DoD Top Secret Clearance (strongly preferred)

  • MS or PhD in electrical engineering or related field

  • ICBM work experience, particularly related to ICBM nuclear hardness and electromagnetic effects design, testing and simulations

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.

Title: Nuclear Hardness Engineer

Location: Utah-Ogden

Requisition ID: 18003705