1+ months

Power Electronics Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: No

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman offers challenging career opportunities in Hardware Engineering within Electronic Systems that play a key role in the mission to protect our military personnel. The Hardware Engineering organization is dedicated to consistently providing high quality product designs in support of multiple business areas.

We strive to provide an exciting and challenging environment that offers both technical and management career paths. Technical career path opportunities span from entry level to Senior Consulting Engineer, and provide a proven training ground for technical growth opportunities in Systems Engineering through rotational assignments. Management opportunities include functional management positions within Hardware Engineering, as well as excellent preparation for Engineering Project Management roles. We are a strong advocate of mentoring and professional development programs.

_Job Description:_

The Power Design Engineering role involves full life-cycle product development on architectures ranging from radio frequency electronic warfare (RFEW), infrared countermeasures (IRCM) and imaging systems, and real-time embedded control systems. The Power Design Engineer provides concept-to-production development, test, and integration of these technology areas:

+ High efficiency, switch-mode power supply architectures for image processing, embedded processing, and Receiver/Exciter designs
+ Subsystem/module circuit designs for custom and commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) systems, involving COTS & MIL-STD interfaces
+ Regulatory compliance to DoD customer requirements, such as MIL-STD-704, 461, 464 & DO-160 and TEMPEST

The Power Design Engineer will design and develop power conversion architectures using the latest technologies from Linear Technology, Texas Instruments, and other integrated circuit device manufacturers to support the following applications: gigabit serial interfaces, Radio Frequency (RF) and Electro-Optical (EO) DSP, controls, data links, and embedded processing platforms. Typical power outputs range from less than 1mW to greater than 10kW. Power Design Engineers work with system, sub-system, and hardware engineers to develop requirements, architect new circuit design topologies, and printed wiring board layouts. Designs are verified through spice simulation, laboratory verification, and formal qualification to electrical and mechanical environmental requirements, electromagnetic environmental effects (E3) requirements and EMI/EMC compliance requirements. Design support is continuous from requirements definition through integration and test; and maintenance of design documentation and configuration management is required throughout the product life-cycle.

_Basic Qualifications:_

+ BS degree in Electrical Engineering and 2+ years of relevant experience; or MS degree in Electrical Engineering
+ Switch Mode Power Supply circuit design experience, including schematic capture through test and integration
+ Hands-on prototyping and debug experience testing complex power systems, including various switch-mode topologies and linear regulators
+ Ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into hardware requirements, design, and test specifications
+ US Citizen and ability to obtain government security clearance

_Preferred Qualifications:_

+ An advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, focused on Power Conversion
+ Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare system/hardware
+ Recent power supply design experience utilizing circuit-related tools including Cadence Concept/Allegro, and LTSPICE
+ Working knowledge of designing high frequency magnetics including: transformers, coupled inductors, EMI chokes and common mode filters
+ Working experience with documentation, revision control and review systems similar to DOORS, ClearCase, and ClearQuest
+ Proven skills to include: project planning, communicating with all levels of an organization, adaptable, creative, collaborative and also comfortable working independently
+ Current Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance

Salary Range: $77,900.00 - $116,900.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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Posted: 2022-01-20 Expires: 2022-08-11

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