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Responsible Engineer/Principal Responsible Engineer

Requisition ID: R10055007

  • 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, 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.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Electronics Engineer with a focus on Engineering Documentations, Drawings, and Responsible Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rancho Bernardo, CA.

The selected candidate will assist with Datacenter design, documentation, drawings, deployment, and Responsible Engineering roles and will need knowledge of the existing systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for creation, delivery, execution of technical content, and systems within the IFC schedule across multiple projects
  • Developing engineering documentation for system configuration, upgrade,
  • Ability to work with commercial vendors to generate specification of hardware and quotes that will create Bill of Materials (BoMs) along with procurement processes.
  • Ability to generate Visio diagrams for Drawing rack elevation, interconnect, and parts list of the datacenter.
  • Ability to assist in creation of architecture diagrams, architectural subcomponents, and generate
  • Ability to assist ingenerate engineering documentation (Sphinx, Jinja, YAML, reST) based off architecture diagrams.
  • Familiarity with Teamcenter tools and processes.
  • Coordination between teams and IPTs on system deliveries and handoff
  • Creation Contract Deliverables related to Hardware (powerpoint + excel)
  • Executing engineering projects on schedule.
  • Collaborate with engineers to generate and redline documented procedures along with troubleshooting.
  • Implement engineering changes to the system as required
  • Responsible for integrating and testing software and/or hardware systems in complex IT systems.
  • Work closely with Engineers and Technicians in a lab environment.
  • Good planning, coordination, and documentation skills are required.
  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications for level Electronics Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of STEM related engineering experience. Or 0 years of experience with a Masters Degree.
  • Experience with Visio Drawings, documentation tools (Sphinx, Jinja, YAML, reST), and executing engineering content
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Contingent on ability to gain PAR

Basic Qualifications for level Principal Electronics Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of STEM related engineering experience. Or 3 Years of STEM related engineering experience with a Masters, and 0 years with a PhD.
  • Experience with Visio Drawings, documentation tools (Sphinx, Jinja, YAML, reST), and executing engineering content
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Contingent on ability to gain PAR

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • Active PAR
  • Familiarity with Jira or other issue tracking system
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • Ability to develop and maintain Bash and Python scripts
  • Familiarity with storage systems and basic networking
  • Familiarity with version control and Subversion
  • Ability to author and maintain technical installation, configuration, and update procedures
  • Ability to provide engineering technical support for peer teams
  • Ability to engineer and test new technical solutions and/or bug fixes in lab environments


Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $101,400 USD - $152,200 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.