Principal Engineer ElectronicsOklahoma City, OK

Requisition ID: R10161185

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America | Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • 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.

Our Platform Laboratory Systems & Design (PLSD) group is seeking a Principal Electronics Engineer (Level 3) to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals in Oklahoma City, OK. You will become part of a Northrop Grumman team of professionals who are actively developing Avionics Testing Solutions and Specialized Test Equipment for the B-2 Stealth Bomber and LGM-35A Sentinel Missile platforms.


  • Design and define system architecture for new or existing complex integrated test systems

  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total systems in a laboratory environment

  • Oversight and ownership of engineering design as well as 2D drawing formats and standards for a wide array of electrical products:

  • Cable assemblies

  • Wiring diagrams

  • System interconnects

  • Network interconnects

  • Circuit Card Assemblies

  • Development and coordination for internal and customer design reviews for the electrical and system level designs of our products

  • Assist in troubleshooting of lab equipment as failures occur

  • Coordination with engineering manager(s) to ensure product technical data packages meet project schedule commitments

  • Coordinate between several internal and external stakeholder groups (Software Development, System Test, Cyber Operations, Procurement, etc.) to achieve contractual commitments

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Electronics Engineer: Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering (or equivalent) with 5 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s degree with 3 years of related engineering experience; OR a PhD with 0 years of related engineering experience

  • Ability to listen effectively, take direction, and possess initiative to accomplish assigned tasks and complete work in a timely fashion

  • Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance & special program access

  • Experience in Aerospace or Defense industry (development or test)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD SECRET or higher security clearance with investigation in the last five (5) years

  • Active Program clearance

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related discipline

  • Experience in Circuit Analysis & Digital/Analog Design

  • Experience in Signal I/O Interfacing & Distribution

  • Experience in Voltage/Resistance/Capacitance/Isolation Testing

  • Experience in Power Distribution Systems

  • Experience with HW/SW Integration

  • Experience in Instrumentation or Avionics Systems

  • Experience in Nuclear Surety

  • Experience in an Agile development environment

  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary technical teams

  • Experience with any of the following CAD Software Tools and Data Management Products: CATIA, SolidWorks Mechanical/PDM, Siemens NX/Capital, SEE Electrical Expert, Microsoft Visio, National Instruments LabView, SmarTeam, Team Center

Salary Range: $87,800 - $131,600

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.