Principal Electronics Engineer (Electronic Warfare) OR Senior Principal Electronics Engineer (Electronic Warfare)Palmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10162977

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (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 Aeronautics Systems is looking to add a Principal Electronics Engineer (Electronic Warfare) OR Senior Principal Electronics Engineer (Electronic Warfare) to join our team in Palmdale, CA. This position will support our Avionics Integration organization.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Keep track of deployed assets

  • Collect asset-related status reports to support statistical and anomaly reporting

  • Coordinate with Integrated Logistics Support team

  • Participate in Material Improvement Process Review Board meetings and provide feedback and responses to action items as necessary

  • Monitor Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) returned from the field and coordinate their repair at the supplier facility

  • Communicate across engineering, operations, and logistics teams in order to implement requirements

  • Coordinate with customers and vendors to ensure that required assets are in place and functional to effectively support operations and that any failed assets are returned to the supplier in a timely manner for repair

  • Support readiness reviews, site specific training, test briefs and debriefs, security, and coordination with test directors

  • Review, analysis, and defect investigation of test logs, validation of test data files, hardware and software troubleshooting on the platform, and defect duplication and analysis in a lab

  • Support and checkout of the system, including but not limited to test planning activities to ensure that test objectives are achieved and results remain within operational specifications of the subsystem.

  • Coordination of anomalies with engineering and supplier Subject Matter Experts

  • Review of service bulletins, training for new software upgrades, review of new NG and supplier generated Discrepancy Reports, and tracking existing Discrepancy Reports as new analyses become available.

This position can be filled at either the Principal Electronics Engineer (Electronic Warfare) OR Senior Principal Electronics Engineer (Electronic Warfare) level, depending upon the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electronics Engineer (Electronic Warfare):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 5 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of related engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM discipline and 0 years of related engineering experience

  • Experience working with EW airborne payload systems

  • Active in-Scope, DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain initial 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. (Of note: SAP/PAR will be upgraded once selected candidate is in role. Therefore, candidate must also be able to obtain and maintain upgraded SAP/PAR.)

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Electronics Engineer (Electronic Warfare):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 9 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of related engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM discipline and 4 years of related engineering experience

  • Experience working with EW airborne payload systems

  • Active in-Scope, DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain initial 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. (Of note: SAP/PAR will be upgraded once selected candidate is in role. Therefore, candidate must also be able to obtain and maintain upgraded SAP/PAR.)

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in an Engineering discipline.

  • Practical experience working with other airborne payload systems in addition to EW systems.

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems, develop solutions, and make decisions that impact the organization’s credibility, operations, and services.

  • Documented ability to interpret numerical data for reporting purposes and prepare and analyze data and figures.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team environment.

  • Supplier Management Experience

Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600

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.