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Northrop Grumman Associate Radiation Effects Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

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 Systems sector is seeking an Associate Radiation Effects Engineer to join our team of creative and diverse engineers. The position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Radiation Effects Engineer researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems that are used in space and defense applications.

Essential Functions:

  • Radiation effects analysis

  • Shielding analysis

  • Survivability analysis

  • Radiation analysis reporting

  • Simulation of electronic components relative to space radiation effects

  • Nuclear hardening and SGEMP design and analysis

  • Electron/proton/x - ray transport

  • Single event effects, upset, and transients


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physics or closely related discipline

  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile).

  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing radiation effects analysis, shielding analysis, and survivability analysis

  • Experience in conducting radiation testing, circuit design/simulation, dose-depth curves, and parameter degradation

  • Experience with circuit design/simulation, SPICE analyses, electronic component characterization & parameters

  • Experience with single event effects, single event upset, and single event transients

  • Experience with meteoroid/orbital debris, electron/proton/x-ray transport, and atomic oxygen calculations

  • Demonstrated capability to provide design support and participate in design reviews

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