Staff Electronics Engineer (SkillBridge)

Northrop Grumman

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(26)

Oklahoma City, OK

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    Position summary

    's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identifies as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service , for up to 180 days . The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as Active-duty service members .

    Responsibilities for this internship position are:

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge . During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

    Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

    Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

    Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

    DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

    • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
    • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
    • Will receive an honorable discharge
    • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
    • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
    • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship

    Are you ready to put your years of experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems Sector is seeking a Staff Electronics Engineer to join our growing team in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    You will become part of Northrop Grumman's Lifecycle Sustainment and Modernization Solutions (LSMS). LSMS provides sustainment support for the US Air Force B-1 and B-2 Bombers, E-3 Sentry, Airborne Warning and Control System, and numerous other Government platforms. Our team members complete engineering, reverse engineering and logistics solution efforts to solve complex obsolescence problems and ensure warfighter supportability.

    You will support the Lead Engineer in execution of various program activities, to include Test system design and evaluation, design and development of communication, flight controls, navigation, radar, avionics, power and/or electrical systems architecture, components, circuits, and products or aircraft maintenance. The position will research, develop, design, and test electrical components, equipment, systems, and products for defense or commercial systems.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide leadership and mentoring in addition to being an individual performer
    • Perform test integration and development in a lab-based environment
    • Provide leadership to an integrated engineering team
    • Support test system requirements development
    • Collaborate with hardware teams to understand expected unit level and system level behavior, define test cases and & develop test capabilities to calibrate and evaluate RF antenna elements
    • Perform data validation and verification
    • Support the development of system integration plans and system test plans
    • Present project status to customers and the integrated product team
    • Develop and monitor project schedule for engineering activities

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Must have at least one of the following:
      • A Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 14 years of engineering experience
      • A Master's degree in electrical engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 12 years of engineering experience
      • A PhD degree in electrical engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 9 years of engineering experience
    • Experience with C/C++, C#, Python, or other higher level programming languages
    • Ability to work/lead an integrated product team in a test development environment.
    • Experience as a test engineer
    • Experience with Air Force customers and aerospace industry and military standards
    • Must be a US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance and ability to obtain/maintain access to work on-site in Oklahoma City, OK
    • Meet DoD SkillBridge qualifications as per DODI 1322.29

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance (or higher)
    • Experience developing qualification test plans and procedures
    • Experience developing scripts in PERL or Python
    • Experience developing hardware drivers using IEEE-488, Ethernet or USB communications protocol
    • Experience with test system development
    • Experience using software version control such as Git (GitLab or BitBucket)
    • A working knowledge of RF based test equipment
    • Experience using process capability index (CPK) to validate test methods and procedures
    • Experience with Air Force customers and aerospace industry and military standards

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    Salary Range: $131,700 - $197,500

    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.