Northrop Grumman Responsible Engineer 3 in Palmdale, California

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 is looking for a highly-motivated Electronics Engineer 3 join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Our team operates in three segments: Design Engineering, DevOps, and Production/Responsible Engineering. Our Design Engineering team engineers the system and produces the procurement and drawing documentation required to physically build the product. Our DevOps engineering team develops and tests the documentation, automated scripting, and media needed to configure the system network and install a COTS baseline infrastructure. Our Production and Responsible Engineering team physically builds, configures, and sustains or delivers the system. Our Responsible Engineers are often asked to lead a team of technicians for system builds and manage the process end to end.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for building, integrating, and testing software and hardware in complex IT systems

  • Oversight of architects, engineers and technicians building systems and installing Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) Software

  • Developing and releasing engineering documentation for the system configuration

  • Responsible for maintaining build schedule to the program requirements

  • Build, integrate and test software/hardware systems and ensure that the installations are properly implemented

  • Implement engineering changes to the system as required

  • Test and release of system in a documented configuration

  • Assist in the design and definition of system architecture for new or existing complex computer systems.

  • Determines systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security

  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves program support deficiencies.

  • Develops and recommends corrective actions. May provide technical guidance to engineering and software developers.

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

  • Minimum of 5 years of STEM related experience OR Master's Degree and 3 years of STEM related experience

  • Active in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance within 4 years of last investigation and the ability to be accessed to a Special Access Program (no SAP/SAR restrictions)

  • Willing to travel appx. 25% within the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in performing unit test and initial software/hardware integration and lab/bench testing, developing and maintaining the associated software documentation (hardware and software requirement specifications, hardware design specifications, etc.)

  • Security+ Certification

  • Teamcenter Experience

  • Drafting Experience

  • Leadership Experience

  • Networking Experience

  • Experience with Solaris 10 or 11

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.

Job Category : Engineering