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Associate Electronics Engineer – 2nd shift – Satellite Systems

Requisition ID: R10092418

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Dulles, VA, 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

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.

The Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking an Associate Electronics Engineer in our Integration and Test facility located in Dulles, VA.

In this position we are seeking a creative and energetic engineer to design, develop, and execute test procedures and automated test scripts using spacecraft commands, telemetry, and electrical ground support equipment during 2nd shift Satellite testing operations.  The ideal candidate has system level test experience working with spacecraft flight hardware and good computer skills.  Daily responsibilities will require test preparation leading to direct contact with satellite and space flight hardware.  Candidate must be able to tackle issues utilizing skills obtained in the field of electrical engineering, or a related discipline, preferably as it relates to system level integration and test of flight hardware.  Required skills include the ability to communicate clearly, and to use critical thinking in troubleshooting of problems.  The ability to use a scripting language and formulate automated test scripts is highly desirable.  Domestic and international travel may be required to support launch campaigns.  Shift and weekend work to support testing will be required periodically.  

The employee will be compesated a 10% increase shift differential for working the second shift.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline and less than 2 years of relevant engineering experience
  • U.S Citizenship with the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret Security clearance
  • Excellent writing skills
  • 2nd shift

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Active Top Secret clearance with SAP/SAR access highly desirable
  • Aerospace industry experience
  • Familiar with software:  Matlab, PERL, Python, C++, and Linux

Salary Range: $87,000 USD - $97,000 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.