Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer 4 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman's Technology Services is seeking an experienced Sr. electromagnetic effects engineer to support the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program. This position is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The selected candidate will provide nuclear hardness engineering to include Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) survivability analysis and/or testing (per Mil-STD-188-125), as well as Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (EEE) analysis and testing (per MIL-STD-464 and MIL-STD-461).


  • Conduct nuclear hardness & survivability analyses, tests, and design, with an emphasis on electrical/magnetic analysis of hardness problems

  • Ensure electromagnetic effects are considered in weapon system design, development, and sustainment

  • Analyze electromagnetic effects (EMP, lightning, ESD, HPM, MIL-STD-461)

  • Apply electrical principles to wide range of problems, including power, controls, RF, and circuit analysis

  • Use simulation tools for electromagnetic radiation analyses, including PSPICE, Microcap, MATLAB, and ANSYS modeling suites (or similar)

  • Monitor weapon system Hardness Maintenance and Hardness Sustainment (HM/HS) tasks possibly performed by subcontractors on the weapon system

  • Develop technical procedures and manuals

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical degree

  • Minimum 9 years of related experience in activities directly related to job duties described above with a Bachelor's degree; 7 years with a Master's; 5 years with PhD

  • Demonstrated experience performing EM (electromagnetic) effects testing, planning, and report generation

  • Demonstrated experience with simulation software packages (PSPICE, Microcap, MATLAB, ANSYS modeling suites, or similar)

  • Must hold an active SECRET security clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in electrical engineering or related field

  • Experience with the BMEWS-PAVE PAWS, PARCS radar systems

  • Experience conducting EMP testing per MIL-STD-188-125

  • Previous experience supporting a Government and/or DoD customer

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