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Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 7/31/2019
Job Reference #: 19007688

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Electrical Engineer to join our team of highly skilled and motivated engineers at Northrop Grumman's Autonomous Design Center of Excellence (AD CoE) in San Diego, California.


The AD CoE Electronics and Payloads directorate is a rapidly growing organization within NGAS, responsible for delivering innovative and effective ground and airborne mission subsystem and UAS control solutions for our system operators' current and emerging missions by utilizing industry leading processes and tools.


From the legacy Global Hawk to new platforms, NGAS systems are used by US and International customers in operations all around the world…every day. Our team of Engineers and Technicians are continually expanding mission capabilities by developing and delivering products such as: avionics and airborne payloads, UAS ground stations, and integrated and deployed networks with advanced digital secure communications.


As an engineer you will be assigned to an Integrated Product Team on one of our major autonomous system programs such as Global Hawk, Triton, or Fire Scout.  The E&P teams are responsible for a variety of electronics subsystems that include RF Communications, IP Networks, Payloads, and Ground Control Stations.  You'll be exposed to a variety of different tasks such as design, project engineering, system integration, supplier management, requirements verification, test & evaluation, subsystem delivery, and operational support.


Basic Qualifications:

·  Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field from an accredited university

·  Minimum of 9 Years of STEM related experience or 7 years with a Master's Degree or 4 years and PhD

·  Ability to obtain DoD Security Clearance

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience working with electrical subsystems 

  • Drafting or 3D modeling experience 

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance 
  • Good technical writing skills

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.