Principal Engineer Electronics

Northrop Grumman

San Diego, CA, USA Remote / Work-at-Home /WFH

Sep 11

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Category: Engineering
Location: San Diego - CA, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
Positions Available: 1

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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking Principal Electronics Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals on a program at the Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence in San Diego, CA. As a Principal Electronics Engineer, you will play a critical role in the research, development and test of electronic systems and solutions that keep our world safe. This includes the design, development and test of various electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.The selected candidate must be able to apply engineering principles and techniques to provide support to the Mission Systems Integration Product Team (IPT) in the integration, test and delivery of sensors and payloads. This includes support for System Integration Lab (SIL), test and post-test data analysis. Beyond support for activities listed above, the candidate must be proficient in the areas below.Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Problem Solving: Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.Discretion/Latitude: Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.Impact: Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.Liaison: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.QualificationsBasic Qualifications:
• Strong communication skills, organization skills, and the ability to collaborate in a team environment
• Bachelors of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 5 years of experience in Engineering; OR Masters of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 3 years of experience in Engineering; OR PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 0 years of experience in Engineering
• Experience with coding & scripting languages (i.e., MATLAB, Python)
• Ability to learn data analysis processes and techniques
• Ability to perform System Integration and communicate complex technical concepts to program leadership
• Willingness to learn Imagery Analysis techniques and best practices, sensor integration processes and techniques, and ability to identify, track and work technical issues
• Active Top Secret security clearance, US Citizenship requiredPreferred Qualifications:
• Experience in System Integration
• Experience working with Sensors
• Experience in Data Analysis
• Experience in Radar & Imagery Analysis
• Experience in a development environment
• Experience with Post-Flight Analysis
• Experience supporting large scale Test effort
• Experience with aerospace development, production, or operationsTravel Required:
• 50% travel (to PMD) if sourced in RB
• 25% travel if sourced in PMD

Salary Range: 101200 - 151800

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.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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