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Northrop Grumman Principal or Sr. Principal Hardware Test Engineer in Beavercreek, Ohio

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Top Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Description

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Join Northrop Grumman – Xetron , part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. Remember when you were eager about getting to work because of the excitement of the challenge, the importance of the solution, and the fun you had with your team? Xetron is that kind of place!

As a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation l ocated in Cincinnati Ohio, Xetron is a rare example of a company with a small business culture operating collaboratively with its larger business entity. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You’ll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with team members at all levels.

Northrop Grumman - Xetron in Cincinnati, Ohio is seeking a cleared or clearable Test Engineer to join our growing Sensors Team.

Essential Functions:

  • Candidate should be familiar with the test specifications, test plans, test procedures and reports on complex systems.

  • Candidate should have experience in the creation and maintenance of test procedure and test plan documents.

  • The ideal candidate will be familiar with the collection, measurement, and evaluation of data including the use of a wide range of test equipment such as RF Power Meters, Frequency Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers, DMM’s and Oscilloscope’s.

  • Candidate will be familiar with the use of LabVIEW and MATLAB software.

  • Testing is performed on analog, digital and RF circuits and systems.

  • Candidate should be a self-starter, with limited oversight needed to complete their assignments.

  • Candidate may participate in program team meetings or interface with system/design engineers to develop test plans and test document.

  • RF circuits experience is a huge plus.

This position can be filled at the Principal or Sr. Principal Level.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Level:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of technical experience or a Masters' degree and 3 years of experience or a PhD and 0 years of experience.

  • Familiar with the test specifications, test plans, test procedures and reports on complex systems.

  • Experience in the creation and maintenance of test procedure and test plan documents.

  • US Citizenship and the able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Level:

  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years of technical experience or a Masters' degree and 7 years of experience or a PhD and 5 years of experience.

  • Familiar with the test specifications, test plans, test procedures and reports on complex systems.

  • Experience in the creation and maintenance of test procedure and test plan documents.

  • US Citizenship and the able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in an engineering discipline

  • Experience in the test and troubleshoot of systems, circuits and assemblies.

  • Experience in programing skills in scripting languages such as Python, Bash, Expect, PowerShell

  • Experience in test rack and test system development.

  • Ability to use LabVIEW and MATLAB software.

  • Active Top Secret clearance.

This position offers the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Salary Range: $83,600.00 - $125,400.00Salary Range 2: $124,400.00 - $186,600.00

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.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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