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Principal Electronics Engineer/Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: R10080010

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Interim 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.

The Principal Electronics Engineer/Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer position requires a mix of Test Fixture and Software design skills. Experience with DC, Analog, Digital & RF test & measurement equipment; and a hands-on approach to troubleshooting complex electronic systems. Typical Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding design to cost, scope, and schedule

  • Requirements definition

  • Design of electromechanical test fixture & software test solutions

  • Manufacturing support during the hardware build process

  • Integration of test fixtures & software into a functioning test solution

  • Test equipment & software certification per customer requirements

  • Test system deployment and factory support

  • Software maintenance and/or hardware fixture update initiatives

**This opening can be filled at a level 3 OR level 4

  • Basic Qualifications Principal Electronics Engineer:

    You must satisfy one of the following education/experience criteria to be considered for this position:

    • Bachelor’s degree in STEM with 5 years’ experience, Master's degree in STEM with 3 years’ experience, Ph.D degree in STEM with 0 years’ experience

     

    Plus:

    • The ability to read and interpret specifications, schematics and block diagrams

    • Mix of hardware and software skills

    • Experience in text based programming (e.g. C / C++)

    • Background and working knowledge in RF theory and concepts

    • Effective verbal and written communication

    • Experience with test & measurement equipment

    • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

    Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer:

    You must satisfy one of the following education/experience criteria to be considered for this position:

    • Bachelor’s degree in STEM with 9 years’ experience, Master's degree in STEM with 7 years’ experience, Ph.D degree in STEM with 4 years’ experience

    Plus:

    • The ability to read and interpret specifications, schematics and block diagrams

    • Mix of test fixture and software design skills

    • C/C++ software programming experience

    • Background and working knowledge of RF theory and concepts

    • Effective verbal and written communication

    • Experience with test & measurement equipment e.g. o'scope, Spectrum Analyzer

    • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Advanced degree in Engineering or related STEM discipline

    • Test design and integration background

    • Ability to work with minimal direction and guidance

    • Experience with LabWindows CVI, C/C++ programming

    • LabView programming

    • Experience with schematic design tools (e.g. Mentor Graphics, Zuken, etc.)

    • Proficiency with digital, analog, RF test equipment, RF theory and high speed digital design

    • Familiarity with differential digital interfaces like LVDS - PXI/PXIe and VME bus experience

    • Hands-on troubleshooting of electronic hardware

    • Active clearance


Salary Range: $96,900 USD - $145,300 USD
Salary Range 2: $120,000 USD - $180,000 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.