Northrop Grumman Power System Engineer 5 in Sunnyvale, California

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The Marine Systems (NGSC-MS) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Power System Engineer 5 based out of Sunnyvale, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation Marine Systems (NGSC-MS) is seeking a Design Engineer with in depth knowledge in the discipline of Power System Engineering. An electric power system is the world's tool for energy conversion, distribution, and utilization. As Northrop Grumman Corporation continues to advance in electric machinery for power generation and propulsion, the discipline of power systems engineering will be recognized of utmost importance for system protection and reliability. The candidate should be familiar with principles of electric machines (generators and motors for example) and associated equipment (drives, power converters, rectifiers/inverters/transformers). More importantly, the candidate should be intimately familiar with the distribution and utilization of electrical power in regards to risk analysis, system reliability, and power protection.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) degree

  • 14+ years of experience in design and implementation of power distribution networks

  • Can provide leadership without authority to a diverse team of suppliers and stakeholders

  • Able to develop documentation for trade studies, design reviews, procurements, and acceptance test procedures

  • Demonstrated technical team leadership

  • U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain a DoD security clearance (No dual citizenship)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Master of Science or Ph.D. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) degree

  • 12+ years of experience in design and implementation of power distribution networks

  • Experience with electrical power system modeling and analysis tools such as Simscape Power Systems, ETAP, and SKM Power Tools

  • Familiarity with IEEE and NEC design guides and standards as applicable to a test facility system supplying loads for electric machine testing

  • Experience with electric machines for marine propulsion applications

  • Experience implementing designs meeting military specifications and requirements

  • Experience with naval nuclear propulsion programs

  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Excellent communication skills

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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