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Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: R10052039

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, 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, 25% 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking an Electronics Engineer to join a team of highly skilled and motivated Design Engineers within the Electronics & Payloads organization.  

Essential Functions:

  • Researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.

  • The individual’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: creating engineering drawings and releasing them through Teamcenter, conducting/supporting self-audits as well as formal CM/QA audits, and peer reviews.    

  • The candidate will be working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with teammates of varying levels and specialties.  The candidate should have strong communication, planning, and organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail.

  • Collaborating with other engineers to document and flow up/down design changes.

  • Developing and releasing engineering documentation for detailed system design.

  • Reporting status/progress to management/leadership.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related degree with 2 or more years of related experience OR Master in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related degree with 0 or more years of related experience

  • Must have a current active in-scope DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a PAR

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite

  • Ablity to travel up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited university

  • Active PAR

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Experience with Teamcenter Enterprise

  • Experience creating Engineering Drawings

  • Experience in conducting system audits

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visio and VBA

  • Experience with Agile tools and processes


Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 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.