Principal Electronics Hardware Engineer (Design/Procurement) OR Senior Principal Electronics Hardware Engineer (Design/Procurement)San Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10162972

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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 has an opening for a Principal Electronics Hardware Engineer (Design/Procurement) OR Senior Principal Electronics Hardware Engineer (Design/Procurement) to support our Avionics Integration organization. The selected candidate will work with a team of engineers who are responsible for the architecture, design, and build of large data centers using commercially available IT equipment.

The position is located in Rancho Bernardo, CA and will require travel up to 25% of the time.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with engineers, facilitating hardware procurement to meet design requirements and program needs.

  • Documenting, developing and improving existing process

  • Monitoring and managing software licenses and support agreements, as well as their expiration dates

  • Organizing, tracking, documenting hardware movement

  • Generating and maintaining data center BoMs

  • Collaborate with system Architects on initial system design

  • Generate system Power requirements

This position can be filled at either the Principal Electronics Hardware Engineer (Design/Procurement) OR Senior Principal Electronics Hardware Engineer (Design/Procurement) level, depending upon the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electronics Engineer (Design/Procurement):

  • 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 with 0 years of related engineering experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products

  • Active in-Scope, DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance once in position.

  • 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 (Design/Procurement):

  • 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 with 4 years of related engineering experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products

  • Active in-Scope, DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance once in position.

  • 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:

  • Active in-Scope, DoD Top Secret clearance.

  • Knowledge of procurement process and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

  • Experience with building IT data centers and their design/architecture

  • Familiarity with Windows, Solaris, Linux, and other Oracle systems

  • Proficient in Excel, Visio, and VBA

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.