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Associate Data Engineer/Data Engineer

Requisition ID: R10070976

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location Icon Location: Melbourne, FL, USA   |  Palmdale, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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 Aeronautics Systems is seeking an Associate Data Engineer/Data Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position may be located in Melbourne, FL or Palmdale, CA.

Works in a variety of settings to build systems that collect, manage, and convert raw data into usable information for data scientists and business analysts to interpret. Their goal is to make data accessible so that organizations can use it to evaluate and optimize their performance. Designs, builds and oversees the deployment and operation of technology architecture, solutions and software to capture, manage, store and utilize structured and unstructured data from internal and external sources. Establishes and builds processes and structures based on business and technical requirements to channel data from multiple inputs, route appropriately and store using any combination of distributed (cloud) structures, local databases, and other applicable storage forms as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain a scalable ETL pipeline

  • Data preparation/cleaning, integration, and automation from heterogeneous sources

  • Ensure data integrity and system availability

  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend core technologies and strategies

  • Monitor and optimize system performance

  • Decomposition of user requirements into logical functions/components

This position may be filled at a Level 1 or Level 2.

Basic Qualifications for Associate Data Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field and 0 years of experience in Data Engineering

  • Experience working in ETL Techniques and Frameworks

  • Experience utilizing Python, C#, SQL, SSIS or similar

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR)

Basic Qualifications for Data Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 2 years of experience in Data Engineering OR Master's degree in a STEM field with 0 years of experience

  • Experience working with ETL techniques and frameworks

  • Experience with integration of data from multiple sources

  • Demonstrated proficiency utilizing Python, C#, SQL, SSIS OR similar

  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR)

Preferred Qualifications for Associate Data Engineer:

  • Experience with integration of data from multiple sources

  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)

  • Experience in Agile Software Development

  • Active DoD in-scope security clearance

Preferred Qualifications for Data Engineer:

  • Master’s degree in a STEM field with relevant Data Engineering experience

  • 3+ years of experience working with ETL techniques and frameworks

  • Expert in Python, C#, SQL, SSIS, and data visualization tools

  • Development experience utilizing Hadoop, Spark, PowerShell, and automation scripts

  • Experience with Agile Software Development

  • Active in-scope DoD security clearance

What We Offer:

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do

This position reports to Melbourne, FL, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Palmdale, CA, CA, USA.


Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $58,800 USD - $88,200 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 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.