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Engineer Electronics

Palmdale, CA, USA | Northrop Grumman

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    7-10 years
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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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. 

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Engineer Electronics 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.  

Essential Functions:

Researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.

This position is open to being supported out of El Segundo and Rancho Bernardo. If located out of El Segundo and Rancho Bernardo, up to 50% travel may be required.

Job Description:

The Electronic Warfare Engineer 4/5 is expected to be a highly-motivated self-starter with the ability to own and manage all efforts related to meeting assigned Electronic Warfare payload commitments for the program you are assigned for technical performance, cost, schedule and supplier management. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

•Understand thoroughly all system requirements; develop statements of work, specifications and interface control documents and participate in all related design reviews

•Provide technical guidance and coordination across the cross-functional team between program areas.

•Supplier management including SOW, schedule, cost, understanding what CFE & GFE supplier needs to accomplish their SOW, and how the SOW maps to the schedule/IMS both at NG and supplier.

•Own interface with Program Management

•Task & IMS management for all related program activities

•Reporting regular status, accomplishments, and technical/resource/staffing challenges to team and IPT management.

•Program Risk & Opportunity Management 


Basic Qualifications: 

BS in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) along with a Minimum of 9+ years of engineering experience. 

Practical working knowledge of Electronics Warfare system integration, including Signals Intelligence.

In-depth technical knowledge of Electronic Warfare systems software requirements and experience in the definition, design, integration, test, and certification (end-to-end development) and operation of a sensor suite

Active Department of Defense Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Ability to obtain and maintain access to Special Programs.

Preferred Qualifications: 

•(Electrical/Computer Science, Mechanical, or Aerospace) or related technical discipline (Physics, Mathematics)

MS in Engineering

•Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience

•MS Office, scheduling methods, and technical writing skills (including proposals)

•Demonstrated ability to communicate with different levels of employees (managers, supervisors and team members) and negotiate / integrate different viewpoints

•Current Top Secret security clearance

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