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Sonar/Transducer Systems Engineer – Principal

Requisition ID: R10091508

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Annapolis, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Our Undersea Systems Engineering team is seeking dependable individuals willing to work in a collaborative environment and that are interested in expanding their horizons. Our organization needs someone with a background in SONAR arrays, sensors, communication arrays, transducers (or Radar) and is willing to take that knowledge and apply it to developing and maintaining our SONAR production jobs. Experience with underwater/naval systems such as Torpedo's, Towed Vehicles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV), Submarines, etc. is encouraged. This individual will be responsible for ensuring the sonar arrays designs are ready for manufacture/production, for engineering follow of the array's through production addressing any issues that arise within cost and schedule constraints, and for factory acceptance level testing (FAT), both bench-level and within an Acoustic Test Facility. Once through FAT, this individual may be asked to travel to participate in field testing. Familiarity with sonar/ sensor data analysis and interpretation of data against requirements is encouraged.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline with 5 Years of experience; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD
  • Background in Sonar arrays, sensors, communication arrays, transducers or radar
  • Must be eligible to obtain/hold a U.S. Security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Design, Manufacture, and Test of Sonar Transducer Systems.
  • Familiarity with electrical test equipment (oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, etc)
  • Previous design or testing experience with Comms/Sonar/Radar receivers
  • Familiarity with Labview and/or MATLAB programming and troubleshooting
  • An interest in seeing production transducers through manufacturing and test, locally, with the possibility of travel to field - sites for final sell-off testing.

Salary Range: $96,600 USD - $145,000 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.