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Principal Engineer Electronics

Palmdale, CA, USA | Northrop Grumman

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    5-7 years
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Electronics Engineer/Responsible Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Our team is looking for a highly-motivated mid-level engineer who is a self-starter. This job entails the build-up, configuration, integration, and delivery of networked hardware ground systems ranging in complexity from a single rack of equipment to 40+. This role is similar in nature to system level chief engineering and system level project management. It will entail the successful build of a system using engineering drawings, configuration & recovery documentation, startup & shutdown procedures, ATP/Delivery, as well as post-delivery support.

Our team operates in 3 segments: Design Engineering, DevOps, and Responsible Engineering. Our Design Engineering team engineers the system design and produces the documentation required to physically build a system. Our DevOps team engineers the system configuration produces the documentation needed to configure the system network and install a COTS baseline. Our Responsible engineering team physically builds, configures, and sustains the system. Our Responsible Engineers are often asked to lead a team of technicians for system builds.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. 



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD

An active in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance

The ability to obtain program access

Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

Engineering Drawing Experience (Catia, Visio, or equivalent)

Ground Systems Experience

Teamcenter Experience

Configuration Management Experience

Quality Assurance Experience

Intermediate Understanding of Windows

Intermediate Understanding of Unix

Intermediate Understanding of VMware

Intermediate Understanding of Networking

Tech Writing Experience

Strong Communication Skills

Special Program Access

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