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Staff Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: R10064795

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

This Staff Electronics Engineer position requires a blend of Hardware and Software skills, experience with DC, Analog, Digital or RF test & measurement equipment, and a hands-on approach to troubleshooting complex electronic systems. Typical Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding design to cost, scope, and schedule

  • Requirements definition

  • Design flexible Hardware & Software test solutions together with a team of experts

  • Manufacturing support during the hardware build process

  • Integration of Hardware & Software into a functioning system

  • Certification with the Quality organization

  • System deployment and factory support

  • Software maintenance and/or Hardware refresh initiatives


Basic Qualifications Staff Electronics Engineer:

You must satisfy one of the following education/experience criteria to be considered for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM with 14 years of experience

  • Master's degree in STEM with 12 years of experience

  • Associate's degree in STEM with 16 years experience, or

  • 18+ years of equivalent industry experience without a STEM degree

  • Ph.D. degree in STEM with 9 years of experience


  • The ability to read and interpret specifications, schematics, and block diagrams

  • Mix of hardware and software skills

  • Experience in text-based programming (e.g. C / C++)

  • Background and working knowledge in RF theory and concepts

  • Effective verbal and written communication

  • Experience with test& measurement equipment

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Engineering or related STEM discipline

  • Test design and integration background

  • Ability to work with minimal direction and guidance

  • Experience with LabWindows CVI, C / C++ programming

  • TestStand programming

  • Experience with schematic design tools (e.g. Mentor Graphics, Zuken, etc.)

  • Proficiency with digital, analog, RF test equipment, RF theory, and high speed digital design

  • Familiarity with differential digital interfaces like LVDS - PXI/PXIe and VME bus experience

  • Hands-on troubleshooting of electrical hardware

  • Active clearance

Salary Range: $149,000 USD - $223,400 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

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 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.