Electrical Engineer (3/4)

Northrop Grumman Plymouth , MN 55447

Posted 4 weeks ago

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon.

We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our products include launch vehicles, propulsion systems, missile products, subsystems and defense electronics, precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition, satellites and space components and services, and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer(3/4) to join our team in Plymouth, MN. If you are a dynamic and motivated professional looking to join an innovative team, working on exciting technology and cutting-edge products this may be the position for you!

The role will function as a technical lead, supporting programs for the Fuzing and Warheads Development Group. The position reports directly to Manager of Electrical Engineering and will join a dynamic, motivated and collaborative design team.

Job Summary:

You will apply Electrical Engineering practices to all phases of military programs for Fuzing applications, to include the following:

Lead a team of Electrical Engineers through development, ensuring processes and procedures are followed, technical tradeoffs are considered, design requirements identified and understood, milestone adherence and change management.

Research, design, and development in such areas as power conditioning electronics, analog circuit design, digital circuit design, FPGA design, and other general electrical engineering design functions.

Apply research to the planning, design, development and testing of electrical circuits for use in military applications.

Capable of generating design schematics preferably with experience using CAD tools such as Mentor Graphics.

Develop specifications for and performs selection of components for use in electrical circuits for military applications.

Utilize electrical CAD tools such as Mentor System Vision for circuit performance prediction in aid of circuit development.

Oversee board layout and provides pertinent design factors for first pass success on circuit realization.

Compile and analyze test data to determine effect of design on electrical circuits for military applications.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications Level 3:

BSEE or BSCE and 5 years of experience

U.S. Citizenship: must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

Basic Qualifications Level 4:

BSEE or BSCE and 9 years of experience

U.S. Citizenship: must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

Additional Qualifications:

Previous experience in technical leadership of a complex program requiring the coordination of engineering work effort.

Design experience in the areas of analog, digital, power conditioning, PWB/CCA design and evaluation, electronics packaging, processors and FPGAs. History of leading technical activities.

Experience in modeling and simulation of systems at various levels of integration.

May require occasional travel (up to 10%) to meet with government and industry customers, and to interface with suppliers.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience developing high reliability electronics to meet military environments such as extreme temperature conditions, high G shock loads, vibration, and extended storage times.

Understanding of Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) disciplines; including design for assembly / design for manufacturing (DFA/DFM).

Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively within a development team to understand system level interdependencies that impact requirements and design constraints.

Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, rapidly changing, short turn-around environment.

Strong analytical skills to enable risk analyses and management throughout program.

What to Expect:

We offer highly competitive salaries, an array of benefits to give you the support you need, and the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that is professional, creative and flexible.


Why consider a move to Plymouth, MN? Excellent schools, affordable housing, low crime, and an active outdoor culture just to name a few.

Yes, winter can be brutal, but Plymouth boasts more than half a dozen lakes, extensive trails and parks and plenty of shopping, entertainment & sporting activities. When the weather is warm, local outdoor activity is thriving! With affordable cost of living, low unemployment, low crime, diverse recreation and schools ranked among the best in the U.S. - there is a lot to love about this area!

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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