Electrical Engineer (Project Engineer) or Principal Electrical Engineer (Project Engineer)San Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10162073

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (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 Aeronautics Systems is hiring an Electrical Engineer (Project Engineer) or a Principal Electrical Engineer (Project Engineer) to support our Avionics Integration organization.

The position is located at Rancho Bernando, CA.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and direct one or more project teams engaged in the design, implementation and modification of IT projects that span across functional organizations.

  • Prepare project execution plan and identify appropriate technical and business resources needed for the team.

  • Ensure project(s) are completed on schedule, within budget, and meet technical requirements of the assignment.

This position can be filled at either the Electrical Engineer (Project Engineer) or a Principal Electrical Engineer (Project Engineer) level, depending upon the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for Electrical Engineer (Project Engineer)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 2 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 0 years of related engineering experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Program Management processes and procedures.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry practices and standards

  • Experience briefing leadership.

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP/PAR). This SAP must be obtained prior to commencement of employment and must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electrical Engineer (Project Engineer)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 5 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 3 years of related engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM field with 0 years of related experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Program Management processes and procedures.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry practices and standards

  • Experience briefing leadership.

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP/PAR). This SAP must be obtained prior to commencement of employment and must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Prior experience leading IT-focused project and project implementation

Salary Range: $87,200 - $130,800

Salary Range 2: $107,300 - $160,900

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.