Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Electrical Engineer

Gilbert, AZ
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: RS20180806-46077

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 main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary

Perform analysis, design, or test of moderately complex or portions of complex electrical circuit or hardware designs working with data developed by more senior engineers. Determine the technical principles involved, identify possible problems, and compute design characteristics. Evaluate completed design with more senior engineers and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve a design that satisfies requirements. Develop, coordinate, and conduct the test programs required to evaluate the design. May also oversee, with senior engineer support, component supplier design, analysis, manufacture and test.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Job Knowledge/Technical Skills - Enhanced understanding and application of company electrical engineering technical standards.

    Enhanced technical expertise and limited knowledge of other related disciplines, e.g. other EE disciplines and program interfacing disciplines.

    Attends and prepares under supervision materials to support electrical engineers during Requirements and Design Reviews.

  2. Problem Solving/Innovation - With limited supervision, applies theoretical knowledge and engineering technical principles to solve more complex electrical engineering problems.
  3. Liaison - Regularly demonstrates involvement with other staff/team members which is mutually beneficial.

    Responds in a timely manner to all requests and explores all avenues within authority and makes appropriate referrals to other sources.

    Disciplined with escalation when required

  4. Requirements Derivation/ Test Development - Establish requirements for EEE parts, components, or functional systems.

    Supports the testing and/or evaluation/validation of one or more elements of an electrical component, subsystem, or system analytical model or actual system implementation.

  5. Analysis and Design - Performs analysis, design, or test of one or more moderately complex or portions of complex designs, components, functional systems.

    Supports trade studies for component or subsystem level designs.

    Implements and manages changes to circuit, component, or system level design or analytical models under direction and support of more experienced engineers

  6. Involvement in national or international engineering association.


Requires BS in Electrical Engineering & 2 years or Masters Degree in Engineering.

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 Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space