Northrop Grumman Engineer Electronics 3 in Palmdale, California

Engineer Electronics 3

Requisition ID: 18004640

Location(s): United States-California-Palmdale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

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 a Electronics Communications Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA. The Communications Electronics Engineer must have experience with installation, integration and troubleshooting of aviation related communications systems or component sub-systems, RF Line of Sight, SATCOM and tactical networks.

Essential Functions:

• System integration, test development/execution of various types of communications systems

• Document system requirements and interfaces

• Troubleshooting systems Interacting and coordinating with responsible communications engineers responsible for sustaining communication sub-systems

• Serve as an interface between the O&S organization and the engineers

• Ensure communication system performance meets specified levels

• Proactively maintain overall system performance of a deployed communication system

• Perform troubleshooting, document issues and coordinate field replacements/upgrades of communications systems

• Contribute to improvement of processes, design and future sustainment efforts.

• Actively participate in Program Risk and Opportunity Management

• Position requires up to 50% travel.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) related field from an from an accredited university.

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in Engineering or 3 years with a Master's Degree.

  • Practical working experience with RF and Digital Systems.

  • Must have experience in Communications Engineering

  • Active DOD Top Secret Security Clearance (within 5 year scope)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access.

  • Position requires up to 50% travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in an Engineering Discipline

  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience

  • Experience with the integration and test of aviation related communications systems or component sub-systems

  • Working knowledge of communication engineering theory

  • Active TS with SSBI investigation date in last 5 years

  • Prior unit/subsystem/Payload/Segment Systems Engineering experience

  • Prior experience with multiple program phases (Design, Development,Production, Operations) and experience managing teams

  • Experience with a variety of networking protocols

  • CAM experience, including working knowledge of EVMS and project scheduledevelopment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

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.

Title: Engineer Electronics 3

Location: California-Palmdale

Requisition ID: 18004640