Field Engineer (UK)London, GBR

Requisition ID: R10160073

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: London, London, United Kingdom

  • Clearance Type: SCI

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Any (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems 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!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Field Engineer based out of an RAF Base in the United Kingdom (location restricted).

What You’ll get to Do:

The position requires working on a Flight Line supporting a sophisticated payload performing functions such as:

  • Pre-Flight testing

  • Evaluation of Pre-Flight and Built in Test results

  • Use of complex RF and digital test equipment to resolve issues

  • Removal and Replacement of Chassis’

  • Maintaining maintenance logs and IMDS

  • Coordinating with mission planners and reporting daily, weekly status

  • Coordinating with plant SME teams

  • Work independently and on small teams, be an effective communicator and have the ability to quickly learn, operate and

test a complex system

Please note, this is an unaccompanied assignment, no relocation assistance provided to family.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of related work experience. Note: Candidates without a degree may be considered with an additional 4+ years of related work experience

  • Experience working with and troubleshooting complex electronic systems

  • Experience working on Flight Line OR working on a complex SIGINT system

  • Must be willing to work on a rotating schedule, alternating between both day and night shifts

  • Candidate will be required to perform physically demanding work outside in a noisy environment (50% of job involves physical work around aircraft and back-shop test equipment), to include standing for long periods of time, exposure to elements, climbing ladders, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Current active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • USAF Flight Line Experience AND experience working on a complex SIGINT system

  • Fluent using IMDS

  • Working familiarity with Unix/Linux

  • Experience of hands-on use of electronic and RF test equipment.

Salary Range: $65,500 - $98,300

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.