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Northrop Grumman Staff Electronics 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 Staff Electronics/Sensor/EO/IR Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

The selected candidate will research, design, develop, and test a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, Sensors and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment. This role is in direct support of the High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) Global Hawk program.

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 and 14 years of Engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM and 12 years of (job specific) engineering experience

  • An active in-scope DoD Secret Clearance or higher

  • The ability to obtain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • 15 plus years of experience in RADAR, COMMS, SENSORS and System Engineering with Autonomous Vehicles or Aerospace Systems.

  • Experience in Earned Value Management, CAM roles and responsibilities, and Proposal Development

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Active, In scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

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.

Job Category : Engineering