Northrop Grumman Sr. Radiation Effect Engineer in Redondo Beach, California
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TheRadiation Effects Engineer/Analyst 4 will perform radiation effects analysis, shielding analysis, survivability analysis, radiation analysis reporting, and simulation of electronic components relative to space radiation effects.
A Level 4 Engineer is expected to be a self-starter, receptive to mentorship and have excellent communication and time management skills.
Broad knowledge in a number of the following responsibilities, or expertise in one is HIGHLY desired:
Prepare radiation analysis for satellite payload systems
Prepare test plans and test reports for radiation testing of electronic components (e.g. total dose, prompt dose and single event upset)
Prepare survivability analysis for space environments such as Micrometeoroids, Atomic Oxygen, and Single Event Effects
Prepare Statement of Works for radiation test labs defining requirements for radiation testing of electronic components
Prepare plans and procedures for box level Flash X-Ray testing
Perform radiation predictions using NOVICE, Testable Hardware Tool Kit (THTK), SPENVIS, CRÈME96 and other radiation analysis tools
Assess radiation effects on material degradation
Interface with multiple disciplines such as program management, electrical, mechanical, system engineering, procurement, subcontractors, manufacturing and test.
Present radiation requirements and compliance at PDRs, CDRs and other program reviews as required.
Essential functions of the role include:
Nuclear hardening and SGEMP design and analysis
Electron/proton/x - ray transport
Single event effects, upset, and transients (desirable)
Design review presentation experience
Bachelor's of Science Degree OR higher in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or closely related technical discipline
9 years experience with a BS Degree, or 7 years experience with a Master's, or 4 years experience with a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or closely related technical discipline
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance
MCNP experience highly preferred
SGEMP experience highly preferred
PhD is preferred. Experience with the following radiation tools: DEEP, NOVICE, AE9AP9, CremeMC, Testable Hardware Toolkit, etc. is highly preferred
Experience with other space environment prediction tools for micrometeoroids, orbital debris, and atomic oxygen is desired
Strong written and verbal communication skills of the English language is desired
Knowledge of the physics associated with radiation effects in semiconductor devices is a plus
Active SCI is preferred
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Job Category : Engineering