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Computer Design Engineer Electronics

Requisition ID: R10055859

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: 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: 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Computer Design Electronics Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Electronics & Payloads organization within our Global Surveillance division. This role is located in Melbourne FL.

Essential Functions:

  • The Computer Design engineer role will be responsible for performing design, analysis, integration, test, and supplier management of avionics hardware

  • Specific tasks include writing specifications, test procedures, performing analysis/test and generating test reports.  Knowledge of DOORs, MIL-STD-1553 and RTCA-DO-160 is preferred.  

  • Responsibilities include performing research/analyze existing COTS equipment, working with Systems Engineering to develop computer requirements, supplier technical interface to oversee design, design reviews and support program reviews to ensure supplier products meet requirements.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience performing ground and flight test of airborne or space electronics.

  • Experience with network configuration and integration is a plus.

  • Experience with integration of COTS electronics into military systems is a plus; and experience in working on a multidisciplinary team is preferred.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of related computer design engineering experience OR Master’s Degree in a (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret security clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering

  • Experience with integration of COTS electronics into military systems

  • Experience with supplier team management

  • Experience with working on a multidisciplinary team

  • Experience with network configuration and integration

  • Experience with ground and flight test of airborne or space electronics

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • A current, in scope DoD Secret or Top Secret level security clearance



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.