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Northrop Grumman Principal Electronics Engineer - Weapons Integration in Edwards AFB, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautic Systems is currently seeking a Weapons Integration Electronics Engineer to join the team. This position will be based in Edwards AFB, CA.

The Weapons Integration Engineer is expected to be a highly motivated self-starter that has an interest in the functional design-integration of weapon systems and flight testing of fighter aircraft. Functional design-integration requires in-depth technical knowledge of Stores Management System (SMS)/ Suspension and Release Equipment (S&RE)-related hardware and software, as well as knowledge of governing standards to include MIL-STD-1553, MIL-STD-1760, etc., for the ability to carry and employ weapons.

Other responsibilities include: Perform a variety of duties in the electronic and navigation areas, including constructing, research, data gathering, and data analysis. Works from engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions. Works with Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to complete tasks related to design, production, and sustainment. Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Is self-motivated, works well with teams in collaborative environments.

Specific tasks performed in this role may include: assisting in F-35 flight-test data analysis/troubleshooting and report generation; assisting in Sustainment activities of production aircraft by providing remote or on-site support to deployed squadrons in troubleshooting weapon-system issues, as well as performing weapon-system checkouts and updating procedures; assist in follow-on development system-integration activities such as participating in software requirements development, test plan development, and prepare for flight-test execution/control room monitoring.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 5 years of experience; or a STEM Master's degree with 3 years of experience; or a STEM PhD. degree with 0 years of experience.

  • Active Interim Secret clearance or higher

  • Weapons integration experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

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Job Category : Engineering