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Field Engineer/Principal Field Engineer-19009836

Location: Sigonella - Piano d'Arc
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type:
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift
Description

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.
 
Northrop Grumman is seeking a talented Field Engineer 2/3 to perform developmental, experimental and production aircraft maintenance, repair, modification, and installation to support flight testing and fleet integration for the  RQ-4 NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance. Field Engineer will be home based out of Sigonella Italy and have the ability to deploy to forward operating locations.  Areas of specialization include:
 
  • Airborne Radar, electrical/mechanical, and instrumentation systems
  • Working from engineering orders, schematics, repair manuals and other technical documents in the performance of maintenance, disassembly, repair, replacement, re-assembly, or adjustment of various system parameters.
  • Troubleshooting and accurately diagnosing malfunctions to properly identify and correct problems in minimum time
  • Installing upgrades and removing products ensuring coordinative engineering field changes

This job may be filled at a Field Engineer or a Principal Field Engineer level.  Qualifications for both are listed below:

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications of a Field Engineer:
  • 4 years of related technical experience.
  • Avionics, mechanical, and electrical experience required.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Years of experience may be used in lieu of degree.
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance adjudicated within the last 5 years.
  • Willing to travel to overseas locations to support integration and testing efforts
  • Willing to work a very flexible schedule as work groups span multiple time zones
Basic Qualifications of a Principal Field Engineer:
  • 6 years of related technical experience.
  • Avionics, mechanical, and electrical experience required.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Years of experience may be used in lieu of degree.
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance adjudicated within the last 5 years.
  • Willing to travel to overseas locations to support integration and testing efforts
  • Willing to work a very flexible schedule as work groups span multiple time zones
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 6 years of overall Field experience.
  • Overall system knowledge of the Triton or Global Hawk system is preferred.
  • Triton or Global Hawk experience.
  • U.S. Navy or U.S. Air force maintenance experience.
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Flight test experience.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



Job ID: 19009836