Sentinel (GBSD) Guidance Computer Power Converter Designer (3606-2) Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman's Space Systems sector is seeking for a Principal/ Sr Principal Circuit Design Engineer (Electrical) . This position is in our Strategic Deterrent Systems Division to execute the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the Sentinel Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program in support of the United States Air Force. This position will be located in Roy, UT .

What You'll Get To Do:

The Sentinel program is seeking a Circuit Design Engineer to join our team of creative and diverse engineers as a Guidance Computer (GC) Power Converter Designer. The GC is a high reliability, radiation hardened flight controller for the GBSD Aerospace Vehicle (AVE). The GC contains digital processing, digital I/O, and analog actuator/power I/O electronics functions.

Responsibilities include designing, analyzing, and testing high-reliability DC to DC switch mode power converters and drive electronics operating in an aerospace environment. The engineer will be working through all phases of the development process, ranging from design to product qualification and delivery. This position reports to the GC Unit Responsible Design Engineer.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in developing power and control electronics architectures and generating requirements

  • Conduct circuit design, analysis, and simulations

  • Perform hardware testing and validation

  • Provide manufacturing test support on deliverable hardware

This position reports directly to the Guidance Computer Unit Responsible Design Engineer (RDE). This position permanently located in Roy, Utah. 10% travel.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Principal Circuit Design Engineer : Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 5 years' experience; 3 years' experience with a Master's degree; or 0 years' experience with a PhD.

  • Sr Principal Circuit Design Engineer : Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 7 years' experience; 7 years' experience with a Master's degree; or 4 years' experience with a PhD.

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.

  • Must be ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance as a condition of continued employment

  • Experience with electrical circuit design including architecture development, conceptual design,

  • Experience in power converter circuit design, analysis and verification

  • Experience using PSpice and/or MathCAD

  • DoD Secret security clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with switch mode power supply design, analysis, and simulation

  • Magnetics design experience for switch mode power supplies and filters

  • PCB layout methods to achieve low noise

  • Lab equipment experience, such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, network analyzers, etc.

  • Experience with EMI per MIL-STD-461

Salary Range: $90,400 - $135,600

Salary Range 2: $112,000 - $168,000

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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