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Electrical Engineer/Principal Electrical Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
AOA Xinetics (AOX), a wholly owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Venture, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications. Our talented team of engineers, managers and technologists conceive, design, develop and manufacture high precision products in an environment that requires significant collaboration and teamwork among multiple engineering disciplines. We are seeking an Electrical Engineer to support our engineering team in East Hartford, CT.
Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager, the Principal Electrical Engineer is a member of an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientists working on a variety of design and development projects. The successful candidate should have proven abilities in electronic hardware product design, design support, testing, proposal development, and requirement specifications development efforts.
This role may be filled as Electrical Engineer (level 2) or as a Principal Electrical Engineer (level 3)
Role and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with peers and other engineering disciplines in planning, designing, and prototyping complex electromechanical and optical systems

  • Design electronic circuit boards for use in electromechanical systems for commercial, industrial, defense/government and other industries

  • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems

  • Complete tasks according to schedule, budget, cost, and design objectives

  • Works under general direction, independently determines and develops approach to solutions

    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering

    • 2+ years of experience in analog, digital, and mixed signal electronic system design

    • Full lifecycle design experience of multilayer SMT printed circuit boards (PCBs)

    • Design experience that includes signal conditioning, pulse width modulation, microcontrollers, control and feedback systems, distributed hardware systems, etc.

    • Design experience that includes Ethernet, CAN, USB, UART, I2C, and SPI

    • Electronic circuit design simulation experience using SPICE

    • Hands on use of oscilloscopes, function generators, DMM and JTAG development tools

    • Strong communication skills; verbal, written, and presentation

    • Proficiency using MS Office

    • US Citizenship is a bona fide requirement

    • Must have the ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance

      Basic Requirements for a Principal Electrical Engineer (level 3):

      • Same basic requirements as above, except with 5+ years of experience in analog, digital, and mixed signal electronic system design

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Analog design experience in analog low noise, analog filters, shielding, and/or EMI

        • Circuit design experience in low power applications

        • Experience developing motor control circuits for stepper and BLDC motors

        • Design experience using the STM32 ARM Cortex microcontrollers

        • Embedded design experience incorporating Xilinx FPGAs

        • Digital hardware design and simulation experience using VHDL

        • Schematic capture using Siemens / Mentor Graphics DxDesigner

        • Experience developing embedded firmware using C

        • Active Top Secret Security Clearance

          Salary Range: $82,400.00 - $123,600.00Salary Range 2: $101,400.00 - $152,200.00
          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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
          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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
          We are a pioneering company.
          With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, East Hartford , Electrical Engineer/Principal Electrical Engineer, Professions , East Hartford, Connecticut

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