Staff Engineer Electronics-19016118

Location: Edwards AFB
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift




At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples 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, theyre making history.



Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is currently seeking a Weapons Integration Engineer 4 to join the team. This position will be based in Edwards Air Force Base, CA, with occasional travel to the home office in Redondo Beach, CA. The Weapons Integration Engineer is expected to be a highly-motivated self-starter that has an interest in the functional design-integration of weapon systems and flight testing of fighter aircraft. 


Responsibilities include: Perform a variety of duties in the weapons integration area, including, research, data gathering, and data analysis and troubleshooting. Works from engineering specifications such as software requirements packages, Interface Control Documents, Performance Based Specifications, Architecture drawings, and other Engineering Instructions or technical data. Works with a variety of Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to complete tasks related to design, testing, and sustainment of aircraft weapon systems. Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions. Work is reviewed upon  completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.  Is self-motivated, works well with teams in collaborative environments.


Specific tasks performed in this role may include: supporting development of weapon-related software requirement packages; supporting test-planning activities leading to F-35 weapons-related ground and flight-test missions; support such mission via real-time control room monitoring, as well as post-flight data analysis/troubleshooting and report generation; performing Weapon System checkouts and updating procedures for maintenance; assisting in Sustainment activities of production aircraft by providing remote or on-site support to deployed squadrons in troubleshooting weapon-system issues.





Basic Qualifications: 

STEM degree with at least 14 Years with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 10 Years with PhD.

Functional design-integration requires in-depth technical knowledge of Stores Management System (SMS)/ Suspension and Release Equipment (S&RE)-related hardware and software, as well as knowledge of governing standards to include MIL-STD-1553, MIL-STD-1760, Universal Armament Interface (UAI), etc., for the ability to carry and employ weapons.  It also requires broad knowledge of overall aircraft subsystems and how they are used by the pilots and maintainers.

- The ability of obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance is required.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Active Secret Clearance
Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance/SAP

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 ID: 19016118

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Top Secret Required