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Principal Electronic Engineer – Lab Design OR a Senior Principal Electronic Engineer – Lab Design

Requisition ID: R10059346

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 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 Principal Electronic Engineer - Lab Design OR a Senior Principal Electronic Engineer - Lab Design to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Oklahoma City, OK.

The selected candidate will provide Lab design, integration and systems engineering support for system and software engineering labs. The candidate will design and develop system architectures and define key capabilities and performance requirements. Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer specifications. Develops thorough definition of system external interfaces. Defines system implementation approach and operational concept. Ensures requirements are met and evaluates performance with customer. The candidate will develop thorough definition of system requirements and requirement verifications.

This position is also responsible for researching, developing, designing, and testing electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Other duties include: Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

This position can be filled at either the Principal Electronic Engineer - Lab Design level OR the Senior Principal Electronic Engineer - Lab Design level.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electronic Engineer - Lab Design:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in STEM Degree with 5 years of work-related experience; OR Master’s Degree in STEM and 3 years of related experience; OR a PhD in a STEM field with 0 years of experience.

•    Must have an Active, In-Scope DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher and a background investigation within the scope of six years.
•    Must have the ability to obtain special program access prior to start. This special program access must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.


Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Electronic Engineer - Lab Design:

Bachelor’s Degree in STEM Degree with 9 years of related experience; OR Master’s Degree in STEM and 7 years of related experience; OR a PhD in a STEM field with 4 years of related experience.
•    Must have an Active, In-Scope DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher and a background investigation within the scope of six years.
•    Must have the ability to obtain special program access prior to start. This special program access must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    AutoCAD Electrical Design Experience
•    Manufacturing/liaison support experience is also desired to support build and installation of assemblies as well as testing of aircraft systems.
•    Experience in developing and managing test requirements
•    Experience in subsystem, payload, or system integration
•    Knowledge of aircraft-type cable assemblies, MIL type wiring and components such as mil connectors, backshells, relays, switches, indicator lights, terminal junction system components, etc. using system level functional architecture and input from System Lead or Cognizant Engineer.


Salary Range: $83,000 USD - $124,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $102,900 USD - $154,300 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.