Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer - 'Spacecraft Testing Leader' - no clearance req'd to start


: $112,190.00 - $162,300.00 /year *

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Job Description - Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer - 'Spacecraft Testing Leader' - no clearance req'd to start (19035610)What's great about Northrop GrummanBe part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.Did you know?Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous paid time off.Indeed named Northrop Grumman a top 15 company for work/life balance in 2019. We were rated #1 by Millennials on Indeed as the Best Company to work for in 2018.Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer - 'Spacecraft Testing Leader' - no clearance req'd to startRequisition ID: 19035610Location: United States-Virginia-DullesUS Citizenship Required for this Position: YesRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availableClearance Type: NoneShift: 1st ShiftTravel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeDescription Seeking a creative and energetic Test engineer to lead up the Integration and Test efforts associated with satellite and space flight hardware. The candidate will be knowledgeable of the design, development, and execution of test procedures and automated test scripts using spacecraft commands, telemetry and electrical ground support equipment. The ideal candidate has system level test experience working with spacecraft flight hardware and good computer skills as well as the ability to lead a small team of individuals. Daily responsibilities will require test preparation leading to direct contact with satellite and space flight hardware and personnel interactions. Candidate must be able to tackle issues utilizing skills obtained in the field of Electrical engineering, or a related discipline, preferably as it relates to system level integration and test. Required skills include the ability to communicate clearly, and to use critical thinking in troubleshoot of problems. The ability to use a scripting language and formulate automated test scripts is highly desirable. International travel to support launch campaigns may be required. Shift and weekend work to support testing may be required periodically. Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer: Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline and 9 years of Engineering experience OR a Master s Degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline and 7 years of Engineering experience The ability and experience necessary to lead Electrical test programs U.S Citizenship with the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret Security clearance Excellent writing skillsPreferred Qualifications: Active Top Secret clearance with SAP/SAR access highly desirable Aerospace industry experienceNorthrop 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.
Associated topics: circuit, design, diagram, electrical engineer, kv, power, renewable, signal processing, wire, wiring * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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