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Principal Electronics Engineer - Comms Subsystems CA

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10141382

Category: Engineering
Location: San Diego, California, United States of America - Palmdale, 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, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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. At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of technological advancement in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they are making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Electronics Engineer - Comms Subsystems familiar with communications subsystems and technologies to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is primarily supported out of Rancho Bernardo, CA but Palmdale, CA will be considered. Candidates hired out of Rancho Bernardo will have an occasional travel requirement between 10-25%. Most of the travel is limited to the Southern California area.

Essential Functions:

Addressing and correcting deliverable subsystem performance concerns via program identified tools/systems on behalf of the Communications technical team


Identifying opportunities for deliverable system improvement and working with engineering teams to implement in accordance with approved program process


Reporting Comms subsystem status to program, technical team and IPT leadership and identifying risks/issues/concerns in order to prevent increased cost or schedule loss



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering from an accredited university with 5 years of related experience or 3 years with a Master Degree (STEM) or 0 years with a PhD (STEM).


Active DoD Top Secret security clearance


Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR)


Experience in Communication Subsystems or technologies


Up to 25% travel



Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in communications system integration and test Familiarity with common industry standards related to communications systems, such as MIL-STD-1553, RS-422, RS-232, IPv4/IPv6


Familiarity with common industry standards related to communications systems, such as MIL-STD-1553, RS-422, RS-232, IPv4/IPv6


Experience with RF based test equipment to include spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and power meters



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.

Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900
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.

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