Northrop Grumman Engineer Electronics 3 in Palmdale, California

Engineer Electronics 3

Requisition ID: 18006597

Location(s): United States-California-Palmdale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Electronics Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be primarily located in Palmdale, CA. This position is open to being supported out of El Segundo and Rancho Bernardo. If located out of El Segundo and Rancho Bernardo, up to 50% travel may be required.

The selected candidate will be responsible for design, development, integration, test, and analysis of Special Signals and advanced RF systems. They are expected to be highly-motivated and self-starting.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducting trade studies on back-end RF processors and advanced 1D and 2D phased arrays, supplier management, requirements review/flow-down, system integration, test plan development, and test execution of a Special Signals system throughout the entire development, demonstration, and production phases.

  • Must possess technical knowledge of Radio Frequency and Electrical Engineering concepts, such as link budgets, waveforms, space loss, system noise, antenna fundamentals and equations, digital filtering, and circuit design.

  • Experience with or knowledge of Special Signals Systems or related processors and cards, software defined radios, phased array concepts, array calibration, and beam steering concepts is preferred.

  • A familiarity with the definition, design, integration, test and certification (end-to-end development) and operation of electronic systems is preferred.

  • Experience preparing detailed requirements specifications, statements of work, test plans and procedures, certification plans and procedures, performance reports, etc. related to these governing standards.

  • Hands on testing experience of electronic systems is a plus.

  • Quickly learn and understand all system requirements and participate in all related design reviews.

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Microsoft Office, scheduling methods, and technical writing skills.

  • The position requires excellent communication, presentation, and people skills.

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.

  • Must have at least 5 years of STEM related experience or 3 years with a Master’s Degree.

  • An active in-scope DoD Secret Clearance

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance and program access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Engineering.

  • Current Top Secret Security clearance.

  • Special Signals or related systems and Antenna integration

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 most positions.

Title: Engineer Electronics 3

Location: California-Palmdale

Requisition ID: 18006597