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Principal Responsible Engineer

Requisition ID: R10076820

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Responsible Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.
This position will be located in Rancho Bernardo, CA.
The selected candidate will assist with Datacenter design, documentation, and upgrades.
Essential Functions:
Responsible for successful execution, upgrade and delivery of systems
  • Responsible for successful execution, upgrade and delivery of systems
  • Developing engineering documentation for system configuration and acceptance test
  • Coordination between teams and IPTs on system deliveries and hand-off
  • Implement engineering changes to the system as required
  • Responsible for integrating and testing software and/or hardware systems in complex IT systems.
  • Work closely with Engineers and Technicians in a lab environment.
  • Good planning, coordination, and documentation skills are required.
  • Coordinate between internal teams and external ITPs/end users to define and manage design interfaces and schedule dependencies
  • Responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and earned value of assigned projects
  • Identify and develop mitigation strategies to overcome risks, challenges, and blockers
  • - Ensure correct processes are being followed to deliver quality systems
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 in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related degree with 5 or more years of related experience OR Master in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related degree with 3 or more years of related experience; OR PhD in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related degree with 1 or more years of related experience
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • Ability to gain a PAR
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active PAR
  • Experience with Engineering Drawings
  • Experience with IT/documentation tools such as Sphinx, Jinja, YAML, reST
  • Experience with Agile processes
  • CAM experience
  • Experience using MS Project

Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.