Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr Electrical Engineer (DOD Secret Clearance required)

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: PG20171912-42829

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Chandler, AZ. US Citizenship is required.  Active Secret Clearance is required. 

Based on specific objectives, perform analysis, design, or test of complex designs, without detailed direction from more senior engineers.  Study design concepts and criteria to ascertain the engineering principles involved and with general direction, plan, prepare, and complete the design.  Evaluate completed design with more senior engineers and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve the ideal design.  Develop, coordinate and conduct the test programs required to evaluate the design. Travel of up to 25% of the time may be required. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate shal possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and 4 years of related experience is required. 
  • Demonstrated experience in space launch vehicle design, launch vehicle and payload integration, system test and vehicle launch activities.
  • Ability to grasp system level concepts and aid in functional partitioning of existing systems to the end of developing functional system drawings.
  • Candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience is a plus. 

Position may be filled one level lower depending on candidate's education and experience.

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: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight