Northrop Grumman Junior Field Engineer in San Diego, California

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 JuniorField Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

The selected candidate will travel to multiple locations and work hand in hand with our customers. This position will require the ability to travel up to 50% and work a variety of shifts.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the assembly, configuration, integration, and delivery of networked hardware ground systems ranging in complexity from a single rack of equipment to more than 40 racks.

  • Once the systems are deployed and running the Field Engineer will help troubleshoot, upgrade and maintain systems.

  • This role requires an individual with a good understanding of electronic components combined with an aptitude for Project Management, and excellent customer relation skills.

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's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university

  • Must have at least2 years of experience in a STEM related field or0 years of experience with a Master's Degree in a STEM related field.

  • An active in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • The ability to obtain program access

  • Ability to support up to 50% travel and work a variety of shifts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Special Program Access

  • Project Management Experience

  • Systems Engineering Experience

  • Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering

  • Understanding of electronics theories and technical principles.

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) or other cost management experience

  • Ability to clearly communicate, document and troubleshoot technical issues

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.