Electrical Engineer – Hardware/Software Integration OR Principal Electrical Engineer – Hardware/Software IntegrationBeale Afb, CA

Requisition ID: R10158506

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Beale AFB, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Electrical Engineer – Hardware/Software Integration OR Principal Electrical Engineer – Hardware/Software Integration with a focus on Hardware Integration, Computer Off The Shelf (COTS) Software Integration, and Engineering Documentation to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

This position will be located on Beale AFB, CA and will require up to 25% travel.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform Datacenter hardware integration, documentation, drawings, and software deployment.

  • Physically construct rack-based datacenter systems with a focus on safety, quality, and ease of repair.

  • Interpret, markup/redline, and audit released engineering drawings.

  • Install system interconnect cabling for communications, audio, networking, and serial interfaces.

  • Configure IT hardware such as switches, Keyboard Video Mouse (KVM)/PCOIP devices, and develop or markup system build guides and procedures.

  • Configure operating systems such as Windows, Solaris, VMware, and/or ESXi.

  • Perform integrated logistics support (ILS) and inventory tracking for inbound and outbound hardware.

  • Participate in offsite system integration activities

  • Implement engineering changes to the system as required.

  • Work closely with Engineers and other Technicians in a lab & production environment.

  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment and embrace collaborative/team settings across all levels.

This position can be filled at the Electrical Engineer – Hardware/Software Integration OR Principal Electrical Engineer – Hardware/Software Integration level, depending upon the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for Electrical Engineer – Hardware/Software Integration:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 2 years of relevant engineering experience OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 0 years of experience.

  • Active CompTIA Security+ Certification

  • Experience building IT racks and/or training equipment

  • Experience in hardware or software integration

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds to support equipment installations

  • Experience performing software upgrades

  • Experience with troubleshooting Windows/Unix/Linux Operating systems and experience with VMware deployment & Troubleshooting

  • Ability to travel up to 25%

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with an investigation or re-investigation with the last 6 years OR enrollment in continuous evaluation.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP/PAR). This SAP/PAR must be obtained prior to commencement of employment and must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electrical Engineer – Hardware/Software Integration:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 5 years of relevant engineering experience; OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 3 years of experience; or a PhD in a STEM field with 0 years of relevant experience.

  • Active CompTIA Security+ Certification

  • Experience building IT racks and/or training equipment

  • Experience in hardware or software integration

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds to support equipment installations

  • Experience performing software upgrades

  • Experience with troubleshooting Windows/Unix/Linux Operating systems and experience with VMware deployment & Troubleshooting

  • Ability to travel up to 25%

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with an investigation or re-investigation with the last 6 years OR enrollment in continuous evaluation.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP/PAR). This SAP/PAR must be obtained prior to commencement of employment and must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Active SAP/PAR

  • Familiarity with Jira or other issue tracking system

  • Experience in networking or storage

  • Understanding of Compunetix systems

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.