Sr. Principal Field Engineer, Electronic – Warner Robins AFB
Requisition ID: R10128167
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Warner Robins, Georgia, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: Days (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions 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.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Field Engineering team based in Buffalo, NY is seeking a Field Engineer to support our Combat Electro Magnetic Simulators at our Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia location. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate that enjoys learning and solving problems. You will have the opportunity to work on complex electronic warfare simulators alongside a multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for an individual that is passionate, driven, a self-starter, and goal oriented.
What You’ll get to Do:
The Field Engineer will provide Engineering support to resolve system level problems reported by the customer on delivered hardware. The Field Engineer will support the Electronic Warfare System equipment onsite, and at times will help support other locations by resolving issues over the phone (or occasionally traveling to customer sites). He/she will conduct technical training and product briefing with customers, vendors, and company representatives.
The successful candidate will have an extensive background in the operation and maintenance of complex RADAR, Electronic Warfare (EW) systems, complex commercial digital and RF equipment, or other electronics background, and will have experience testing, troubleshooting, and performing repairs. The Field Engineer will use commercial and specially designed test equipment to perform fault isolation and develop technical solutions. He/she will use Linux/Unix and Windows operating systems and knowledge of digital and RF test equipment including oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and power meters.
The Field Engineer must be able to interact independently with customers and coordinate engineering efforts within the company to identify solutions to customer reported problems. Must be able to write reports for both customers and internal management.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Interact independently with customers and coordinate engineering efforts within the company to identify solutions to customer reported problems.
Provide Engineering support to resolve system level problems reported by the customer on delivered hardware.
Maintain operational status and configuration of Electronic Warfare Stimulators.
Utilize knowledge, special test equipment (STE), and instrumented data to troubleshoot/repair hardware failures
Support customer missions, monitor and convey stimulator performance and assist with generating new emitters.
Generate weekly status reports documenting test events and anomalies warranting further investigation.
This position is contingent upon clearance and funding.
Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Field Engineer :
Bachelor’s degree plus 9 years of relevant experience; or a Master's degree plus 7 years of relevant experience; or an Associate's degree plus 11 years of relevant experience; or 13 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10%).
Ability to change physical locations based upon need.
Ability to frequently move and position objects weighing 50 lbs.
Ability to undergo training at the Northrop Grumman site in Buffalo, NY for up to 2 weeks prior to working Warner Robins
Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that has been granted or renewed within the last 5 years or is currently enrolled in continuous evaluation
Enjoys troubleshooting & solving problems and a strong desire to understand how the system works
Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a calm, patient demeaner in front of the customer.
Experience working with the operation and maintenance of complex RADAR, Electronic Warfare (EW) systems, complex commercial digital and RF equipment, or other electronics background
Bachelor's degree in a technical field
Software knowledge (the following will be considered: Windows PowerShell or Batch file experience or Linux command line experience, utilization of editors to modify config files or XML knowledge).
Understanding of services or protocols that run on a Linux Server
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.