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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Instrumentation and Data Acquisition Hardware Engineer in Palmdale, 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.

As a Senior Principal Instrumentation and Data Acquisition Engineer you'll be part of the design, development, integration, configuration and test of a real-time, hardware in the loop (HITL), Data Acquisition Systems (DAS). Tasking will include design, development, verification and acceptance testing of data builds and real time Mission Control Room configuration files using Symvionics IADS software.

This position will require occasionally work shift work, EWW, and travel.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree within a science, technical, engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years of test experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM field with 7 years of experience; OR a PhD with 4 years of experience.

  • Basic understanding of troubleshooting systems to identify and assist in the correction of the root cause.

  • Ability to assist with creating, editing and executing procedures.

  • Ability to assist in data acquisition and data collection.

  • Experience with Microsoft Window Family, AutoCAD, MatLab.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance with a refresh/reinvestigation within the last 7 years

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain PAR within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the business to meet its needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electronics, Analog and Digital Communications, Digital Signal Processes, Computer Communication Networks, Embedded Systems

  • Experience working in Flight Test or Lab Test environments

  • Experience using oscilloscopes and waveform generators.

  • Experience working with Strain Gages, Accelerometers, Pressure Transducers and other commonly used instrumentation sensors

  • Basic knowledge of data bus architecture MIL-STD-1553, IEE-1394, ARINC-429, RS232 an RS422.

  • Experience using Symvionics IADS software and working in a Mission Control Room

  • Experience post-test processing data from a IRIG-106 CH10 recording

  • Experience using TTCWare Application Software

  • Experience working Curtiss-Wright TTC Data Acquisitions Systems

  • Degree in Electrical or a Bachelor's of Science degree with Instrumentation data experience.

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Job Category : Engineering