Principal Electronics Engineer - Comms Subsystems

Northrop Grumman

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(26)

San Diego, CA

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    Position summary

    . Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of technological advancement in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they are making history.

    Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Electronics Engineer - Comms Subsystems familiar with communications subsystems and technologies to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is primarily supported out of Rancho Bernardo, CA but Palmdale, CA will be considered. Candidates hired out of Rancho Bernardo will have an occasional travel requirement between 10-25%. Most of the travel is limited to the Southern California area.

    Essential Functions:

    • Addressing and correcting deliverable subsystem performance concerns via program identified tools/systems on behalf of the Communications technical team
    • Identifying opportunities for deliverable system improvement and working with engineering teams to implement in accordance with approved program process
    • Reporting Comms subsystem status to program, technical team and IPT leadership and identifying risks/issues/concerns in order to prevent increased cost or schedule loss

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering from an accredited university with 5 years of related experience or 3 years with a Master Degree (STEM) or 0 years with a PhD (STEM).
    • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance
    • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR)
    • Experience in Communication Subsystems or technologies
    • Up to 25% travel

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in communications system integration and test Familiarity with common industry standards related to communications systems, such as MIL-STD-1553, RS-422, RS-232, IPv4/IPv6
    • Familiarity with common industry standards related to communications systems, such as MIL-STD-1553, RS-422, RS-232, IPv4/IPv6
    • Experience with RF based test equipment to include spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and power meters

    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 https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.

    Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

    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.