Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Associate Electrical Engineer - Temporary

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: KF20180607-46465

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary

Successful candidate will work with a team of engineers to support cable harness design activities for the OmegA program.  Successful candidate will utilize Northrop Grumman’s in-house developed Cable Design Tool to design cable assemblies for the OmegA launch vehicle and electrical ground support equipment.  Candidate may also support various technical analyses, processing engineering design changes and work with other disciplines as needed, through the design, build and test process. Other duties as required. Good interpersonal skills as well as the ability to communicate with engineers and other disciplines is required. Documentation skills and experience using Visio and other common desktop applications are required. 

 Job Responsibilities

  1. Job Knowledge/Technical Skills - Introductory Understanding and application of company electrical engineering technical standards.

    Technical expertise to complete assigned electrical engineering tasks.

    Attends and prepares under close supervision materials to support electrical engineers during Requirements and Design Reviews.

  2. Problem Solving/Innovation - With supervision, applies theoretical knowledge and engineering technical principles to solve basic electrical engineering problems.

  3. Liaison - Interacts well with other staff/team members, effective at relationships with peers and manager.

    Responds in a timely manner to all requests.

  4. Requirements Derivation/ Test Development - Establish requirements and procedures to evaluate purchased equipment or EEE parts. Under supervision, supports the testing and/or evaluation/ validation of one or more elements of an electrical component, subsystem, or system analytical model or actual system implementation.
  5. Analysis and Design - Under relatively close direction, performs a variety of specific engineering tasks of an analysis, design, or test nature.

Required Education and Experience

BS in Electrical Engineering

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight