Sr Principal Power Electronics EngineerSykesville, MD

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Are you passionate about power? Are you looking for meaningful work in power electronics? If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Power Electronics Engineer to join our growing design team located in Sykesville, MD. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Power Electronics design group, working with other engineers to develop state of the art power supplies and power products for military applications.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform Power Conversion Hardware design, including simulation and analysis, schematic creation, component selection, and printed wiring board layout.

  • Perform technical trade studies.

  • Perform worst case analysis and component stress analysis.

  • Provide manufacturing support for hardware builds.

  • Develop Acceptance Test Procedures and support first piece hardware checkout/testing.

  • Work in a lab environment and support hardware production.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering or equivalent and 9+ years of hands-on power supply or power systems design and development experience, 7 years with a Master's Degree or 4 years with Ph.D.

  • Familiar with basic isolated and non-isolated circuit topologies & control techniques.

  • Familiar with simulation tools (e.g., LTSpice, SABER, Matlab/Simulink).

  • US Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Secret clearance (or higher).

  • Experience with power supply EMI/EMC filtering and design.

  • Digital control experience.

  • Active power factor correction design experience.

  • Magnetic component design experience.

  • High voltage design experience.

  • Working knowledge of power related Mil-Stds for power quality and electromagnetic interference.

  • Hardware development team leadership experience.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Salary Range: $127,000 - $190,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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