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Staff Electronics Engineer

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: 19029270

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 Electronics Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide technical expertise to support closure of Root Cause Corrective Actions (RCCA) and improvement of existing technology

  • Coordinate with other engineers in execution of cost, schedule, and technical baseline

  • Perform Risk & Opportunity Management

  • Perform review and analysis of supplier design data, definition of functional test requirements including acceptance, qualification, and system integration

  • Ensure process alignment, support program achievement reviews and deep dives, and assist in development and implementation of division objectives

  • Work closely with peers and managers of other engineering disciplines, program managers, and IPT lead 

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.  Candidate must be able to collaborate closely with electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 14 years of relevant engineering experience (electrical, aerospace, mechanical, etc), OR Master's Degree in STEM and 12 years of relevant engineering experience

  • Minimum 5 years of combined experience in areas of electronics engineering or related field

  • Experience with RF Satellite Communications (SATCOM) equipment

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance or higher with background investigation completed within the last 5 years

  • Ability to obtain and maintain program access

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 14 years of relevant engineering experience (electrical, aerospace, mechanical, etc)

  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering processes, demonstrated system ownership experience in requirements analysis, architecture development, integration, or verification

  • Familiarity with sub-contract management, EVMS, and program planning

  • Strong leadership, management, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • An active in-scope DoD Top Secret / SCI clearance with existing Special Program Access

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.