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Northrop Grumman Principal Field Engineer III / Sr. Principal Field Engineer IV in Beale AFB, California

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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal Field Engineer III or Sr. Principal Field Engineer IV based out of Beale AFB, CA (near Wheatland/Lincoln, CA area). As a Field Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You'll get to Do:

The position requires working on a Flight Line supporting a sophisticated payload performing functions such as:

  • Pre-Flight testing

  • Evaluation of Pre-Flight and Built in Test results

  • Use of complex RF and digital test equipment to resolve issues

  • Removal and Replacement of Chassis'

  • Maintaining maintenance logs and IMDS

  • Coordinating with mission planners and reporting daily, weekly status

  • Coordinating with plant SME teams

  • Work independently and on small teams, be an effective communicator and have the ability to quickly learn, operate and test a complex system

The successful candidate must have a current DoD TS/SCI clearance. This position with also require either related Flight Line experience or experience working on a complex SIGINT system.

Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Field Engineer III:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related work experience. Note: Candidates without a degree may be considered with an additional 4+ years of related work experience

  • Experience working with or troubleshooting complex electronic systems

  • Experience working on Flight Line OR working on a complex SIGINT system

  • Must be willing to work on a rotating schedule, alternating between both day and night shifts

  • Candidate will be required to perform physically demanding work outside in a noisy environment (50% of job involves physical work around aircraft and back-shop test equipment), to include standing for long periods of time, exposure to elements, climbing ladders, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Candidate must be willing to support occasional travel (up to 20% of time) to CONUS or OCONUS locations in support of customer operations.

  • Current active DoD TS/SCI security clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Field Engineer IV:

  • Bachelor's degree and 9+ years of related work experience. Note: Candidates without a degree may be considered with an additional 4+ years of related work experience

  • Experience working with or troubleshooting complex electronic systems

  • Experience working on Flight Line OR working on a complex SIGINT system

  • Must be willing to work on a rotating schedule, alternating between both day and night shifts

  • Candidate will be required to perform physically demanding work outside in a noisy environment (50% of job involves physical work around aircraft and back-shop test equipment), to include standing for long periods of time, exposure to elements, climbing ladders, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Candidate must be willing to support occasional travel (up to 20% of time) to CONUS or OCONUS locations in support of customer operations.

  • Current active DoD TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • USAF Flight Line Experience AND experience working on a complex SIGINT system

  • Fluent using IMDS

  • Working familiarity with Unix/Linux

  • Experience of hands-on use of electronic and RF test equipment

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Additional benefits

Education Assistance

Training and Development

9/80 Schedule at Many Sites

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Job Category : Engineering

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