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.
We have an immediate opportunity for a Principal Electronics Engineer or Senior Principal Electronics Engineer to join our team supporting the B-2 Stealth Bomber at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. The team installs and tests capability upgrades, and directly supports the Air Force customer's operations, maintenance, and logistics efforts at Whiteman AFB.
Position Description :
A Principal or Senior Principal Electronics Engineer researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar, communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.
As a member of the B-2 Modification Team, you will work with a highly experienced team to develop an unparalleled understanding of B-2 aircraft systems, subsystems, integration, and future capability advancements. You will support aircraft upgrades, resolve technical issues, determine test procedures to verify system operation, and develop troubleshooting procedures to resolve anomalies. Additionally, you will utilize gained expertise to provide technical support to B-2 maintainers and pilots.
This position may require occasional shift work and extended work hours to meet aircraft delivery timelines and aircraft test requirements. This position requires a security clearance, so an active clearance is preferred, but a clearance request will be submitted for the selected candidate if necessary. The nature of this position requires individuals to be comfortable working in a classified environment; cell phones or personal electronic devices are prohibited within these areas.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.
Basic qualifications :
Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense security clearance (U. S. citizenship is a pre-requisite).
Ability to obtain required Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet business needs.
Principal Electronics Engineer: Bachelors Degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited university with 5 years of applicable experience; or Masters Degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of applicable experience; or a PhD in a STEM discipline with 0 years of experience.
Senior Principal Electronics Engineer: Bachelors Degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited university with 9 years of applicable experience; or Masters Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of applicable experience; or a PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience in flight data analysis including performance data
Knowledge of MIL-STD-1553 communication protocol and standards
DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance (current/active)
Experience with analog and digital signal processing
Experience running RF test equipment, including signal generators
Experience working with Weapons and Payload Systems
Experience working with Radar Systems
Experience with HF/UHF/VHF Communications
Experience in System Timing of Complex Systems
Knowledgeable in U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Sustainment Processes
Salary Range: $85,600 - $128,400
Salary Range 2: $106,200 - $159,200
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.