Principal Electronics Engineer/ Sr Principal Electronics EngineerBaltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10160668

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The NGMS Field Engineering team based in Baltimore, MD is seeking a talented and motivated Principal Electronics Engineer or Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer to support our Customer’s Hardware in the Loop (HWIL) operations as well as the HWIL assets delivered to the Customer at their facilities by providing on-site technical support. The HWIL simulator will be used for both development of Software SW and verification of system performance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform hands-on integration and testing of sophisticated RF sensor systems, including both hardware and software components in development and production environments.

  • Provide sustaining maintenance to the delivered systems including reprogramming; troubleshooting of failures or anomalies of the HWIL assets in the simulation environments; and replacement of failed components or assemblies.

  • Support on site HWIL technical interchange meetings (TIMs) and on-site Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs).

  • Support on site integration and training at each of the HWIL facilities.

  • Coordinates integrated testing activities that may include verification of system performance and the occasional flight test.

  • Performs analysis for test results and prepares comprehensive reports.

  • Uses modeling and simulation tools to expedite testing of individual units before all system components are available and for troubleshooting and repair of failed units.

This position can be filled as a Principal Systems Engineer, or a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering or related STEM degree and with a minimum of 5 years of relevant technical work experience or Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 year of relevant technical work experience.

  • Experience in hardware\software integration of embedded systems

  • Detailed knowledge of RF systems including sensors and radar systems functionality and hardware

  • Experience with lab support equipment such as digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers

  • Experience with MATLAB, C, C++ Team Leadership experience with the demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate across multiple engineering disciplines.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Experience with specialized test equipment and tools used to troubleshoot/repair sensors, and radar in the field

  • Ability and willingness to travel to customer locations that include business trips and short-term travel to customer facilities at domestic locations.

  • Active Secret Clearance investigated within the last 5 years, with the ability to gain program specific clearances. U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering/Computer engineering or related STEM degree and with a minimum of 9 years of relevant technical work experience or Master’s degree with a minimum of 7 years relevant technical work experience

  • Detail experience in hardware\software integration of embedded systems

  • Detailed experience and knowledge of RF systems including sensors and radar systems functionality and hardware

  • Experience with lab support equipment such as digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers

  • Experience with MATLAB, C, C++ Team Leadership experience with the demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate across multiple engineering disciplines.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Detail experience with specialized test equipment and tools used to troubleshoot/repair sensor and radar in the field

  • Ability and willingness to travel to customer locations that include business trips and short-term travel to customer facilities at domestic locations.

  • Active Secret Clearance investigated within the last 5 years, with the ability to gain program specific clearances. U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with modeling and simulation tools

  • Knowledge of Radar modes

  • Experience with AESA radar systems and modes of operation

  • Experience with RF stimulator and RF target generator type systems

Salary Range: $102,400 - $153,600

Salary Range 2: $127,000 - $190,600

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.