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Associate Electronic Field Engineer/Electronic Field Engineer

Requisition ID: R10072489

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, MD, 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, 10% 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Field Engineering Organization is seeking an Associate Electronics Field Engineer or Electronics Field Engineer for the Airborne Multi-Functions Sensors Division.  The Engineer will support AESA (Active Electronically Scanned Array) products at the Baltimore campus initially, and then later at the customer’s location. This role involves working hands-on to provide engineering support to Northrop Grumman's customers as they execute their missions. This position will be based in Baltimore and will require an eventual long-term assignment of at least 2 years in the field (on site in California). Field bonuses, supplements, and extended work week hours are provided.  Relocation expenses to and from the customer’s site are covered. Extension of the assignment is possible based on follow-on contract option(s) and the candidate's desire to stay at the assignment location.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Basic electronics/electrical troubleshooting
  • Electronics troubleshooting of AESA (electronic antenna) systems
  • ·Lab testing
  • ·Test Development
  • Data Analysis
  • Field Repair Support
  • Mission Support
  • Field Logistical and administrative support
  • Ability to speak and interact with customer as technical liaison
  • Must be an effective communicator and possess good organizational skills to manage frequent intra-organizational and customer interaction.

This position may be filled as an Associate Electronic Field Engineer or an Electronic Field Engineer based on the qualifications listed below.”

Basic Qualifications for Associate Electronic Field Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, or related STEM degree and a minimum of 6 months related experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Top Secret and SAP (Special program access) clearance
  • Electronics/electrical knowledge
  • Must be willing and able to take on a 2-year assignment in California after trained and cleared
  • Ability/willingness to be an excellent team player to support an important mission
  • Must be able to work some off shift hours, if needed

Basic Qualifications for Electronic Field Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, or related STEM degree and a minimum of 2 years related experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Top Secret and SAP (Special program access) clearance
  • Electronics/electrical knowledge
  • Must be willing and able to take on a 2-year assignment in California after trained and cleared
  • Ability/willingness to be an excellent team player to support an important mission
  • Must be able to work some off shift hours, if needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Current SCI (Special Compartmented Information) clearance 
  • Experience highly desired in the following areas: integration and test techniques; MATLAB, or related signal analysis tools; interfacing protocols, test equipment, and customer interaction.
  • Ability/interest with RF and radar technologies 


Salary Range: $67,000 USD - $100,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $81,000 USD - $121,600 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.



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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.