EMI/EMC Staff Systems Engineer - Top Secret

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA
Oct 16, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
Requisition ID: 21014854 Category: Engineering Location: Dulles - VA, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Top Secret Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: No Positions Available: 1 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 needs Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) engineers to team up and help lead the E3 design, development and analysis of complex electronic products for space systems. At Northrop Grumman Space Systems E3 engineering is the impact of the electromagnetic environment upon the operational capability of components, assemblies, equipment, subsystems, systems, and other space platforms. E3 covers all electromagnetic disciplines, including electromagnetic compatibility (EMC); electromagnetic interference (EMI); electromagnetic vulnerability (EMV); electromagnetic pulse (EMP); electrostatic discharge (ESD); electronic protection; hazards of electromagnetic radiation to personnel, ordnance, and volatile materials; and natural phenomena effects such as lightning and p-static.Responsibilities:-Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) engineers must work across diverse engineering disciplines in support of multiple space system programs.-Deliver valued oversight across all phases of a program from origin to orbit.-Strong aptitude for learning new and exciting innovations and a strong E3 skill set.-Interact across all phases of a program, so strong technical communication skills and a readiness to explain complex technical issues with brevity to an audience unfamiliar with the E3 topic are necessary.- Capable of writing, interpreting, allocating, tailoring and flowing down E3 requirements to all design levels.- Present at design reviews to internal and external customers regarding E3 issues.- Writing E3 design guidelines, developing models and performing analyses on components, subsystems and systems using EMI principles.- Responsible for designing ground systems, chassis and harness shielding, EMI filters, and selecting and laying out interface circuitry for achieving EMC.- Prepare and review E3 test procedures, E3 test reports, E3 technical analyses, E3 control plans, and participate in cross discipline design reviews for EMC.- Verify E3 requirements, E3 engineers need to design E3 test procedures and participate in E3 testing in accordance with govern mental and non-governmental standards, for example MIL-STD 461, MIL-STD 464, DO-160, NASA-GEVS-7000 and other commercial requirements.- Maintain and build on Space System's reputation for E3 expertise and quality by training and mentoring less experienced E3 engineers.- Contribute to the overall knowledge and expertise in E3 engineering capability by developing processes, procedures, documentation, and protocols for the practice of E3 engineering at Northrop Grumman.Basic Qualifications:- Bachelor's degree in a STEM Science Technology Engineering Math with 15 or more years of E3 experience.- Must have US Citizenship with current or active Top Secret Security Clearance.- The ability to perform E3 design and analysis is required.- Expertise in MIL-STD 461, MIL-STD 464, NASA-GEVS-7000 and commercial requirements.- Working knowledge of lab test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, generators, amplifiers, and measurement antennas is required.- Must have a demonstrated ability to successfully allocate, tailor, and flowdown system level E3 requirements into lower level requirements.Preferred Qualifications:- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, with a specialty in Electromagnetics, RF, or analog circuitry- Strong preference will apply for candidates with Top Secret Clearance with existing SCI eligibility or ability to obtain SCI.- Experience with defense and aerospace industry practices, and programmatic skills supporting BOE, RFP, ROM, CAM, WBS, Risk assessments for E3 compliance is a plus for candidates.- Extensive design experience with EMI filters, circuit layout and analysis for E3, shielding, lightning protection, cable and harnessing design.- Candidates with working knowledge and experience in modeling and simulation of E3 using commercially available software is a plus. Salary Range: 155584 - 233376 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. 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. 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