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Electronics Engineer / Principal Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: R10063873

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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: 1

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.

Our Sonar Engineering team is seeking dependable individuals adept at working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment and are interested in expanding their horizons. Our Sonar Innovation Lab needs someone with advanced skills in digital and analog circuit design. Tasks will include designing custom circuit card assemblies, electrical integration and documentation as well as guiding existing technology into adjacent opportunities and continuing to improve the performance of the SONAR product line. This individual will be responsible for continuing the development and focused application of our SASTM product line, a fully embedded, interferometric, synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) boasting very low SWaP and real time beamforming. Additional responsibilities will involve supporting legacy SONAR systems, leading troubleshooting, repair, manufacture and designing system upgrades.

The ideal candidate will quickly become a key contributor to internal and customer funded R&D efforts pushing SONAR systems technology forward by incorporating the latest industry advances. Individual will also ensure integrated designs are ready for manufacture, for engineering follow through production addressing issues that arise within cost and schedule constraints, and for factory acceptance testing (FAT), both bench level and within an Acoustic Test Facility. Once through FAT, this individual may be asked to travel to participate in field integration and characterization testing. Familiarity with sonar/sensor data analysis and interpretation of data against requirements is encouraged. This position will be located at our Annapolis, MD facility.

Basic Qualifications for Electronics Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of relevant experience or 0 years with Master’s degree
  • Experience using CCA design and layout software
  • Experience simulating electrical designs using SPICE or equivalent modeling software
  • Eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electronics Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering or related field - 5+ years of relevant experience or 2+ years with Master’s degree or 0 years with PhD
  •  Experience using CCA design and layout software
  • Experience simulating electrical designs using SPICE or equivalent modeling software
  • Eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in FPGA (Xilinx) enabled circuit designs
  • Design, production, test and deployment experience with SONAR, RADAR or communications systems preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill using Mentor Graphics Designer/Expedition for CCA design and layout
  • Utilize SPICE for circuit modeling and system design verification
  • Expertise in electronics design for sensor data collection

Salary Range: $77,900 USD - $116,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $96,600 USD - $145,000 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.