Northrop Grumman Electronics Hardware Engineer, Mid-level in San Diego, 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for aMid-Level Electronics HardwareEngineer to join our Electronics& Payloads organization.This position is located in San Diego, CA but will involve an average travel of 50%. Most of the travel will be weekday travel to Palmdale, CA.

As anElectronics Engineeryou'll beresponsible for design, development, integration, test, and analysis of Special Signals and advanced RF systems. You'll also beconducting trade studies on back-end RF processors and advanced 1D and 2D phased arrays. You'll be paired up with senior engineers on tasks as you are given on-the-job training.

Essential Functions:

  • Proactively work with other cross-functional groups such as air vehicle, ground segment, payloads, software, quality,production, and test.

  • Conduct trade studies and make recommendations for hardware selection.

  • Perform lab integration and test.

  • Author and release technical documents.

  • Review and provide input on supplier technical documents.

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 least5 years of Engineering experience or3 years with a Master's Degree in a STEM related field.

  • Must be able to support frequent weekday travel.

  • Current Active Secret Clearance.

  • Ability to obtain maintain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Special Programs

  • Musthave experience witha wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field ofSpecial Signals Systems or related processors and cards, software defined radios, phased array concepts, array calibration,or beam steering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in a STEM discipline.

  • Active Top Secret Clearance.

  • Hands on electronics testing experience.

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) experience.

  • Excellent communicator, both written and oral.