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Northrop Grumman Principal Electrical Design Integration 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a qualified, mission oriented Principle Electrical Design Integration Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California with responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following Electrical Design Integration tasks for Space Vehicle programs:

  • Electrical systems requirements development & analysis

  • System, subsystem, and unit-to-unit electrical block diagram generation

  • Power and command & telemetry hardware resource management and allocation

  • Electrical Connectivity development for spacecraft harness design

  • Command & Telemetry Database design & development

  • Fusing, signal integrity, and electrical interface compatibility analysis

  • Provide feedback regarding impacts of possible cost and/ or schedule changes

  • Work and execute independently with some technical oversight

  • Mentor junior engineers and provide guidance on best practices

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

Medical, 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 view Northrop Grumman Benefits .


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 5 years of engineering experience or 3 years with a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline

  • Must have an active Top Secret clearance and/or SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented and have excellent verbal and written communications skills, leadership skills, and organization skills

  • Spacecraft and/or payload electrical design integration, cable & harness design, and/or command & telemetry database development background with experience through the entire system lifecycle from concept, design, production, integration, test, launch, to operation support.

  • Understanding of electrical interface standards such as MIL-STD-1553, LVDS, RS-422, etc.

  • Experience working on electrical design and troubleshooting efforts.

  • Detailed knowledge of circuit simulation software such as PSPICE, and/or database management software such as Microsoft Access or ORACLE.

  • Experience with Mentor Graphics, Routed Systems Designer (RSD), and HarneSys, and/or CATIA V5 harness development tools

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