Electronics Engineer/Principal Electronics EngineerBaltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10161843

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: SAP

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Field Engineering is seeking a highly motivated Electronics Engineer/Principal Electronics Engineer. This career opportunity is a great fit for self-motivated, proactive individuals who want to assume ownership of the performance and delivery of Northrop Grumman's diverse suite of digital product hardware. Our engineers work in a high exposure, fast paced, and exciting environment that involves “hands on” technical challenges, problem solving, and inter-department collaborations. If you thrive on solving problems and want different challenges each day, please read on!

We are looking for you to join our team as an Electronics Engineer or Principal Electronics Engineer as part our Advanced Tactical Program. This position will be based in Linthicum, MD, as an Electronics Engineer or Principal Electronics Engineer for our Airborne Multi-Functions Sensors Division and you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our field Engineering team. We are seeking knowledgeable individuals who are passionate about designing, monitoring, and supporting product technical performance and aggressive about maintaining product delivery schedules . The engineer will support the development, integration, and testing of radar hardware. A ctivities will range from product-level requirements analysis, hands-on testing, and troubleshooting; to analysis of failure trends, root cause/ corrective actions; and attending program meetings to report outcomes, problems, and corrective actions and travel to customer locations to provide onsite direct support. Extended work hours or shift work may be required to support surge activities.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and implement testing methods and equipment

  • Troubleshoot and support digital hardware

  • Ability to lead or support, data analysis, and digital Instrumentation and comfortably multitask while working in a team environment or independently.

  • Primary focus will be on the hardware/software integration of radar and other systems in the laboratory to provide a testing environment that facilitates current and future system development activities.

  • Responsibilities will include both RF and digital scenario generation systems that interface with the radar in addition to other platform level systems for integration and requirement verification activities in Baltimore and at customer locations.

  • The ability to travel periodically to support scheduled field integration requirements at the customer’s domestic locations is required.

  • Collaborate with design engineering to develop and implement hardware improvements and solutions and support technicians through troubleshoot and training

This job may be filled as an Electronics Engineer or a Principal Electronics Engineer.

Basic Qualifications for an Electronics Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Engineering, and a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in Electronics engineering or Master’s degree in Electrical engineering, Electronics engineering, or other STEM field plus 0 years of experience.

  • Knowledge in digital circuit design including radar modes of operation

  • Experience with lab support equipment such as digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers

  • Experience with other specialized test equipment and tools used to troubleshoot in the lab or field (power meter signal generator)

  • Basic knowledge of radar operations

  • Effective verbal and written communications with the ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability and willingness to travel to customer locations that include business trips and short-term travel to customer facilities at domestic locations. Most travel to customer locations would occur after development efforts in Baltimore are complete or near completion.

  • Active Secret Clearance investigated within the last 5 years, with the ability to gain program specific clearances. U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Electronics Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, and Computer Engineering and a minimum of 5 years’ related experience in electronics engineering or a Master’s degree in Electrical engineering, Electronics engineering, or other STEM field plus 3 years of experience.

  • Working knowledge in digital circuit design including radar modes of operation,

  • Detail experience with lab support equipment such as digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers

  • Detail experience with other specialized test equipment and tools used to troubleshoot in the lab or field (power meter signal generator)

  • Effective verbal and written communication, ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability and willingness to travel to customer locations that include business trips and short-term travel to customer facilities at domestic locations. Most travel to customer locations would occur after development efforts in Baltimore are complete or near completion.

  • Active Secret Clearance investigated within the last 5 years, with the ability to gain program specific clearances. U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with minimal direction and guidance

  • Experience in hardware\software integration of embedded systems

  • Hands-on troubleshooting of electrical hardware

  • Experience in radar modes of operation, with RF stimulator, RF target generator and digital bench type systems

  • Active Secret Clearance investigated within the last 5 years, with the ability to gain program specific clearances. U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite

Salary Range: $83,300 - $124,900

Salary Range 2: $102,400 - $153,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.