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Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer Systems- Radiation Effects

Northrop Grumman | Chandler AZ 85249 USA | Full Time | Posted: 05/07/2021

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Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is searching for an experienced Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer Systems - Material Engineer Radiation Effects to join the SEI&T Speciality Engineering team within Launch Vehicles business unit located in Chandler, AZ.
The candidate will play a key role in support of new strategic missile development efforts within the Specialty Engineering group. Projects entail hardening launch vehicle structures and avionics to the effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation forms, effects of direct and indirect lightning, as well as EMP.
The incumbent will possess concise written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills. Formal presentation experience with material processing and material qualification reviews as well as experience with launch vehicle material property testing, material extreme environment testing and material process qualification. Experience with warm X-ray test coordination, execution and analysis. Evaluating new materials and processes for advanced aerospace applications. Should have a broad background of modern and traditional materials & processes (circuit board fab, 3d printing, machining, molding) and familiar with metalurgics, material compounding, thermoplastics, epoxies, printed & printable materials (plastics & printable added materials including metals). Familiar with lab testing equipment (SEM, XRF, cross sectioning, instrons etc). Material properties knowledge (metals, plastics, composites, laminates). Processes including soldering, bonding, molding, laminating, machining, composite layups (and commensurate equipment to accomplish these fabrication techniques). Develop and qualify materials; develop procurement specifications and vendor process requirements. Good at statistical data analysis of test results of material properties, familiar with machining specifications, and inspection equipment (both traditional and modern)
This position may be offered at the Princ Engrineer Systems Level 3 or may be offered at the Sr. Principal Engineer Systems Level 4.


Basic Qualifications:
If offered at the Principal Engineer Systems Level 3 requires:
5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Ability to obtain a secret security clearance is required.
Ability to travel 10% is required.
If offered at the Sr. Principal Engineer Systems Level 4 requires
9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Ability to obtain a secret security clearance is required.
Ability to travel 10% is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
A broad experience base in man-made radiation effects, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation forms is desirable. Knowledge of non-ionizing radiation effects particularly at high E-M field strength, direct and indirect lighting effects, as well as HEMP/EMP forms is preferred. Broad knowledge and experience of test methods, data reduction and analysis for ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, EPM and lighting protection is preferred.

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.

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Location Chandler, AZ, 85249, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Secret

Location Maptop

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