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Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: R10087013

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Stafford, VA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Polygraph
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 2nd 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.

Support Operations and Maintenance by providing proactive and reactive maintenance on large antenna platforms and associated equipment in the generation of Radio Frequency (RF) signals and communications systems. Maintain, service and repair tracking antennas, antenna drive trains, gear boxes/motors, motor controllers/servo amplifiers, synchros, encoders, RF switches, and feeds. Troubleshoot and repair Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) and Solid State amplifiers, custom RF switching units, fiber optic transmitters and receivers and other electronic signal generation and verification equipment. Operate and use test equipment to include: spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, power meter, signal generator, pulse generator, multi-meter, Digital Volt Meter (DVM), fiber optic testers, Network Analyzer, Peak Power Analyzer. Responsibilities include analyzing equipment problems, isolating causes and taking proper actions to resolve problems. Perform preventive maintenance and integrate approved equipment modifications into the existing customer baseline.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Skills required are in line with military electronics equivalent training in ratings such as Navy CTM, ET, FCT and Army 35T Series

- Bachelor's + 2 years of exp; Master's + 0 years of exp

- Ability to work within a group or independently where collaboration and attention to detail is critical to mission success

- Ability to climb ladders and use personnel lifts for heights to approximately 50 feet (using approved fall protection equipment), ascend and descend ~60 feet of stairs

- Ability to install and uninstall (lift) devices weighing 50 pounds

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and technical writing skills

- Valid driver's license

-Ability to work different shifts with some weekend supports

-Ability to travel worldwide to perform equipment maintenance

- Active TS-SCI with ability to complete CI Polygraph once started

- Work experience with electronic test equipment to include: spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, power meter, signal generator, pulse generator, fiber optic testers, multimeters


Salary Range: $85,000 USD - $106,200 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 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.