Northrop Grumman Electrical Engineer in Princess Anne, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our Theoretical Studies and Engineering Research (TSER) Sounding Rocket Program in Princess Anne, Maryland .

Job Duties:

  • Research, design and test electrical components, equipment and systems

  • Develop applications of controls, instruments, and systems for government and commercial sounding rocket programs; and operational procedures and practices as they apply to sub-orbital rockets

  • Apply comprehensive knowledge of engineering concepts, procedures and practices

  • Analyze, design, and develop solutions to sounding rocket telemetry and power control systems

  • Devise appropriate test methods and documentation to evaluate debug and check electrical and electronic systems

  • Document the results of complex analysis and design tasks for technical reports and formal meeting presentations

  • Design moderately complex electronic and electrical systems; assists in developing component and TM system standards and testing/qualification techniques

  • Assist and direct efforts of technical support team personnel

  • Independently performs complex tasks

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of related electrical engineering experience OR a Master's degree with a minimum of 3 years of related electrical engineering experience OR a PhD; an additional 4 years of direct relevant experience maybe be considered in lieu of a degree requirement

  • Hands-on experience and operational proficiency with electronic equipment

  • Ordnance handling will be required after training and certification

  • Experience and/or training with Printed Circuit Board (PCB) micro-controllers, PIC's, EPLD, PLD's, DSP's

  • Capable of functioning as a payload or project team member as well as being able to work independently

  • A U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming and computer application skills such as Lab-View/Windows, C, C++, OrCad, Microsoft Office, and MATLAB are desired

  • Excellent computer, communication and problem solving skills

  • Good hands-on and troubleshooting ability and experience is also desirable

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.