Staff Electronics Engineer (Field Service Engineer)San Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10162127

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: San Diego, 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: 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 is looking to add a Staff Electronics Engineer (Field Service Engineer) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the Avionics Integration organization.

The position is located in Rancho Bernando, CA.

Responsibilities include:

  • Integrating, testing, and trouble-shooting software/hardware systems in complex IT systems.

  • Working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment working closely with other engineers and technicians in a lab-like environment.

  • Supporting a program where application of extensive technical expertise will be required to support a developing system.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 14 years of relevant engineering experience; OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 12 years of relevant engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM field with 9 years of relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated experience with Windows and Unix operating systems

  • Demonstrated experience with VMWare

  • Security+ Certificate

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Special Program Access

  • Mission Planning experience

  • Previous experience with existing system

  • Ability to maintain system configurations

  • Provide expert software, hardware, and system support to on-site end-users.

  • Train end-users.

  • Support the system & software defect resolution and enhancement efforts.

  • Ability to develop and maintain Microsoft PowerShell, Bash, and Python scripts

  • Ability to develop and maintain Microsoft Group Policies

  • Familiarity with storage systems and basic networking, Solaris 10 and 11, Oracle OEM, Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory, VMware ESXi, and/or VMware vCenter

  • Ability to author and maintain technical installation, configuration, and update procedures

  • Ability to document and maintain system configurations

  • Ability to provide engineering technical support for peer teams

  • Ability to engineer and Test new technical solutions in lab environments

  • Ability to design and implement VMware high-availability virtualized infrastructures

  • Ability to maintain COTS Hardware and Software configuration matrix

  • Ability to script deployments of Microsoft Windows Server and Workstation operating systems

Salary Range: $165,000 - $247,600

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.