Manhattan Beach, California

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible

Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, has an opening for a Sr. Component Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Manhattan Beach, California.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off

Essential Functions:
  • Creating and maintaining part & process specifications to design, procure, assemble and install of high reliability EEEE components
  • Assist design engineering with proper part selection and application.
  • Participate in resolving design, manufacturing or supplier technical issues.
  • Support anomaly investigations and failure analysis.
  • Create test plans and procedures.
  • Create and deliver briefings to update the team and management.
  • Support Design Engineering, Procurement, Integration & Test, and Production.
  • Demonstrate understanding with various types of capacitors such as Ceramic, Tantalum and Fixed Film
  • Demonstrate understanding with various types of resistors such as Metal Film, Wirewound, Fixed Film, and Networks.
  • Demonstrate understanding with various types of active components such as diodes, transistors and semiconductors
  • Demonstrate understanding with various types of Relays and Switches
  • Support manufacturing processes (including wire-bonding, epoxy/eutectic attach) and manufacturing flows.
  • Support STEs, test setups auto and manual, fixturing, test programs and procedures, equipment calibration.
  • Support and participate with various design analysis such as Stress, Derating, Thermal, Radiation/RLAT.
  • Support and participate with reviews and acceptance of all supplier manufacturing drawings and PIDs (Product Identification Document).

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution plus 9 years experience of electrical component, design, or test engineering experience in an aerospace environment ; OR Master's Degree in a STEM field from an accredited institution plus plus 7 years experience of electrical component, design, or test engineering experience in an aerospace environment
  • Experience in parts, materials and process selection, manufacturing support, failure analysis, and processing of materials for space hardware
  • Experience in the following MIL standard documents: MIL-PRF-123, MIL-PRF-55365, MIL-R-55182, MIL-R-83401, MIL-PRF-55342, MIL-STD-1580 for DPA and TOR-2006(8583)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DOD Top Secret clearance OR SCI access

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Masters of Science Degree in STEM( Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in electrical component engineering
  • Experience with MIL-PRF-123, MIL-PRF-39016, MIL-PRF-6106, MIL-PRF-83536, MIL-PRF-55365, MIL-PRF-39001, MIL-PRF-83421, MIL-PRF-8805, MIL-STD-1580 and TOR-2006(8583)
  • Hands on design and manufacturing experience of Passive Components
  • Hands on design and manufacturing experience of Relays and Switches
  • Active, in-scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance
Salary Range: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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. 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.

Manhattan Beach, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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