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Principal Engineer Field/ Sr. Principal Engineer Field

Requisition ID: R10110932

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Boulder, CO, USA   |  Denver, CO, USA +1 more
  • 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, 25% of the Time
  • 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.

Supports the sustainment of Mobile Ground Station systems. Maintains Hardware (HW), and Radio Frequency (RF) systems in support of Mobile Ground Based Systems architecture and supports communications infrastructure.  Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinated solution. Maintains, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including RF equipment; communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment. Analyzes engineering specifications and drawings; confers with quality to provide and obtain technical information; investigates reports of defective, damaged or malfunctioning parts, assemblies, equipment or systems; and reviews schedules. Examines, measures, inspects or tests defective parts for conformance. Evaluates findings to formulate corrective actions. May conduct technical training and product briefing with customers, vendors, and company representatives.

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Engineer: BS + 5 years of exp: MS + 3 years of exp; PhD + 0 years of exp; or 9 years of related experience in lieu of degree 

Sr, Principal Engineer: BS + 9 years of exp; MS + 7 years of exp; PhD + 4 years of exp; or 13 years of related experience in lieu of degree 

- 5 Years experience with mobile ground communications systems

- Active Secret-level Security Clearance

- Experience with Tier 1 support of HW and RF systems, test equipment, technical troubleshooting, and problem solving

- Experience with Tier 1 System Administration troubleshooting and diagnosis on Red Hat Linux and VM vSphere

- Experience with engineering drawings and technical manuals, and the use thereof for operating, maintaining and troubleshooting equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

- Familiarity with Preventative Maintenance Inspections

- Familiarity with discrepancy reporting or trouble ticking systems

- Familiarity with hand tools and test equipment, and the use thereof

- Ability to work independently with multi-disciplined teams within the program

This position reports to Boulder, CO, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Denver, CO, CO, USA.

Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $102,200 USD - $153,200 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

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.