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Senior Principal Field Service Representative (FSR) Engineer

Requisition ID: R10090292

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Unknown City, CA, USA   |  APO AE, Guam, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking Senior Principal Electronics Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals on a program at the Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence in San Diego, CA. As a Senior Principal Field Service Representative (FSR) Engineer, you will play a critical role in the development and test of electronic systems and solutions that keep our world safe. This includes the development and test of various 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 selected candidate must be able to apply engineering principles and techniques to provide support to the Mission Systems Integration Product Team (IPT) in the integration, test and delivery of sensors and payloads.

Roles & Responsibilities

Perform field integration, troubleshooting and repair of communications and data link systems in military flight test environment, including operations on a flightline, in a hangar, and in command-and-control centers.

*** Up to 100% time may be spent with Guam. With up to 25% travel to other locations (including U.S.)***

Perform/support review and analysis of supplier design data, definition of functional test requirements including acceptance, qualification, and system integration

Responsible for the testing, maintenance, and integration of Payloads and Sensors equipment to include radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.

Interface with design engineers, system administrators, maintainers and other support personnel to troubleshoot and repair any payloads-related issues.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Strong communication skills, organization skills, and the ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 9 or more years of experience in Engineering; OR Masters of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 7 or more years of experience in Engineering; OR PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 5 or more years of experience in Engineering
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with coding & scripting languages (i.e., MATLAB, Python)
  • Ability to learn data analysis processes and techniques
  • Ability to perform System Integration and communicate complex technical concepts to program leadership  
  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance or DoE equivalent, US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in System Integration
  • Experience working with Sensors
  • Experience in a development environment
  • Experience with Post-Flight Analysis
  • Experience supporting large scale Test effort
  • Experience with aerospace development, production, or operations

This position reports to Unknown City, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from APO AE, Guam, Guam, USA.


Salary Range: $125,800 USD - $188,600 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.