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Sr. Principal Electrial Component Engineer

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Reference #: 19029469
Keywords: engineer, electrical

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a   Sr. Principal Electrical Component Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in  Redondo Beach, CA.


This is a senior level electrical component engineer position reporting to the Space Electronics Parts section. Essential Functions include:

  • Create specifications to procure space level parts as require

  • Specification performance requirements created using inputs from using engineers, recommendations from manufacturers and based on component engineering experience

  • Review changes to existing specifications such as design changes, materials and processes changes.

  • Screening requirements created using Program documentation flow down requirements as specified in Statement of Work, Program Parts Materials and Processes Plans (PM&P), department standards and military standards.

  • Direct and assist component selection utilizing program and department section lists, minimize redundant part creation, drive standardization, introduce, review, and qualify new technologies.

  •  Support Global Supply Chain (GSC) as required for various vendor issues.

  •   Supports Alert board in creating Alerts and Information Bulletins (IB) dispositioning GIDEPS and other industry problem notifications.

  • For various projects, review and disposition failures and other discrepancies such as Destructive Physical Analysis) DPA issues, Qualifications, Failure Analysis at all levels from procurement to on orbit issues.

  •   Attends various program functions such as Proposals, Preliminary design review (PDR), Critical Design reviews (CDR).

  •   Assumes a major team leadership role including supporting junior engineers with problem solving direction as well as mentoring.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution 

  • 9 years of electrical component, design, or test engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR Master's Degree in STEM with 7 years of work related experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution 

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

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.