Principal Systems Engineer/ Sr. Principal Systems Engineer with Security Clearance
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's Engineering and Test Laboratory is seeking an EMI/EMC Engineer (Electromagnetic Interference/ Electromagnetic Compatibility) to support the EMI/EMC compliance process including technical, cost, and schedule performance at our location outside of Baltimore, Maryland, the main Northrop Grumman facility for Electromagnetics compliance. The responsibilities of the EMI/EMC Engineer include, but are not limited to: * Review and tailor EMI/EMC requirements to meet specified product performance for all aspects of Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) compliance, including EMI/EMC/EME/ESD/EMP and lightning. * Develop models for interference coupling mechanisms, shielding integrity, and circuit/cable interface isolation to mitigate and control conducted /radiated emissions and susceptibility stimuli. * Create test reports, procedures, and control plans and guidelines. * Knowledge of EMI/EMC testing and TILE software is a plus. * The individual should be a self-starter, versatile, a problem solver, and have a willingness to work as part of a team. Individual must be willing to travel occasionally to locations elsewhere in the corporation in order to assist in troubleshooting efforts, attend design review meetings, and work off-shift hours if necessary.**This position can be filled at a level 3 OR 4 Basic Qualifications for Principal EMI/EMC Systems Engineer: * BS or higher in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or related STEM area with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (or 3 years with an MS) * Strong background in Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) standards/specifications (or equivalent commercial standards). * Thorough knowledge of EMI/EMC testing to MIL-STD-461 * Technical knowledge of product qualification testing * Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project * Willingness and ability to occasionally work off-shift hours as necessary and/or travel occasionally to support design or test efforts. * Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance.Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal EMI/EMC Systems Engineer: * BS or higher in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or related STEM area with a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience (or 7 years with an MS, 4 years with a PhD) * Strong background in Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) standards/specifications (or equivalent commercial standards). * Thorough knowledge of EMI/EMC testing to MIL-STD-461 * Technical knowledge of product qualification testing * Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project * Willingness and ability to occasionally work off-shift hours as necessary and/or travel occasionally to support design or test efforts. * Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearancePreferred Qualifications: * Current active US Secret or Top Secret security clearance * Previous EMI/EMC design experience * BS in Electrical Engineering - Experience working TILE software for the purpose of EMI testing * Experience working Mathcad analytical models for radiated electrical fields and to estimate parasitic coupling of EMI induced electromagnetic energy through power supplies, chassis, and electronic modules * NARTE certification Salary Range: $96,900 USD - $145,300 USD Salary Range 2: $120,000 USD - $180,000 USD 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. US 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 . Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. 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