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Power Electronics Engineer 4

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector's Power/Control Systems business is looking for an exceptionally talented, motivated, and creative Power Electronics Engineer to support product development and Research & Development (R&D) activities at our Sykesville, MD campus.
Northrop Grumman's Power/Control Systems is a leading supplier of power conversion equipment for the U.S. military. Our power electronics is at the forefront of the industry and is aligned to be an integral part of the future of military power systems. Join us for the chance to work with an amazing, experienced and talented team while helping serve your country. Enjoy the opportunity to grow and learn with a variety of challenging projects in R&D, ongoing long term programs and new programs targeting future military platforms.
Our small teams allow individuals to experience the multidisciplinary nature of power electronics design and support projects from analysis/design all the way through to implementation. The candidate must be a strong team participant,
have excellent communication skills, and be resourceful and multitalented.
The candidate must be capable of detailed design and analysis of power conditioning equipment associated with power supplies, variable speed drives, frequency converters and multi-level converters in a wide variety of applications ranging from 10s of watts to multi-megawatt converters for shipboard and ground-based combat platforms. Implementation will involve advanced power conversion technology employing high frequency Pulse With Modulation (PWM), multi-level architectures, high speed communications and digital and analog controls. Modeling and simulation using SABER for power stages (including associated transformers, input/output filters, dynamic loads, switching devices) and SABER or MATLAB for controls is essential for validating hardware design and performance. Other tasks would include the design of
power magnetics, gate drives, protection circuits, I/O (Input/Output) interface circuits and control hardware associated with the power stage.
The successful candidate would become a member of our Power/Control Systems community in Sykesville that has initiated many "home grown" work-life-balance initiatives such as electric vehicle charging stations for employees,
an on-site fitness center, and various GreenNG environmental initiatives. We also offer more than a dozen different Employee Resource Groups because at Northrop Grumman we understand that creating a workforce and workplace that
values diversity and fosters inclusion is pivotal to creating innovation, productivity and profitability that will sustain us into the future.
This position may be filled at either a Level 2 or Level 3 based on the qualifications below
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or closely related engineering field plus 9 years of experience with the power electronics field or a Master's Degree with 7 years of experience.
Ability to collaborate in a team environment.
Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.
U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance or higher.
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Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with SABER and MATLAB.
Current, active Secret clearance, or higher.
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.

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