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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Electronics Engineer - Payloads to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be primarily located in Palmdale, CA. This position is open to being supported out of Palmdale or Rancho Bernardo. If located out of Rancho Bernardo, up to 25% travel may be required.
The ideal candidate will have a background in one or more of the following: Complex electromagnetics, radar and electronic warfare modes, phased array theory, receiver architecture, advanced signal processing techniques, sensor modeling, electro-optical sensors and sensor performance validation.
The successful candidate must have a background in the concepts and implementation of electronic communication or payloads subsystems. This position will be required to support program planning, sensor operational requirements, system verification, supplier management, and to support program milestone planning, reviews, and execution. The position is expected to provide leadership for verification materials, new SW implementations, updates for IETMs, ICDs, Specifications and coordinating with system test team activities.
Candidate will contribute to high-visible activities and have opportunities to periodically demonstrate capabilities to high value customers.
Responsibilities will also include coordination of anomalies with NG engineering and supplier Subject Matter Experts. This includes 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.
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 5 years of experience or Master's Degree in STEM with 3 years of experience or 0 years with PhD..
Active DoD Top Secret clearance and ability to obtain access to Special Programs (SAP) (will be needed to start)
Practical experience working with payload systems
MS in Electronics Engineering.
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
Current Special Program access.
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
Salary Range: $104,600 - $157,000
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.