Electrical Engineer

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Stafford, VA

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    Position summary

    customer site in Stafford, Virginia as an Electrical Engineer.

    Job Description:
    As a member of the program's Hardware Maintenance team, primary roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • 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.
    • Maintain and calibrate different types of coaxial transmission lines and waveguides.
    • Troubleshoot and repair Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) and Solid-State amplifiers, custom RF switching units, fiber optics transmitters and receivers and other related electronic signal generation and verification equipment.
    • Use and operate test equipment to include: spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, power meter, signal generator, pulse generator, multi-meter or Digital Volt Meter (DVM), fiber optic testers.
    • Responsibilities include analyzing equipment problems, isolating causes and taking proper action to resolve problems.
    • Perform preventive maintenance and integrate approved equipment modifications into the existing customer baseline.
    • Support 24/7 weekend rotation (~every 14 weeks)

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's + 2 years of exp; Master's + 0 years of exp. 6 years in leu of degree.
    • Position requires Active Top-Secret security clearance with SCI and able to obtain a CI poly.
    • Skills required are in line with military electronics equivalent training in ratings such as, Navy CTM, ET, FCT and Army 35T Series.
    • Work-related experience in technical/electronics field completing system maintenance and electronic equipment troubleshooting.
    • and must be able to successfully complete a CI polygraph.
    • 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.
    • Ability to work closely with other contractors and government customers.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and technical writing skills
    • Valid driver's license
    • Travel - 25% (CONUS & OCONUS)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Active TS/SCI CI Poly
    • Work related experience with electronic test equipment to include spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, power meter, signal generator, pulse generator, multi-meter or Digital Voltmeter (DVM), fiber optic testers.
    • Work related experience on RF and Microwave systems.
    • RF verification in the frequency domain and time domain

    Salary Range: $87,200 - $130,800

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.