Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems 2 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 is seeking a highly motivatedSystem Engineer Level 2 to work on Global Hawk, the US Air Force premier airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance platform.

The selected candidate is skilled in many areas and has experience in a lab environment supporting various space, aircraft, and ground systems. We looking for a motivated Systems Engineer who's eager to learn.

Essential Functions:

  • Familiarity with electronic systems and circuits, or mechanical systems, as well as real-time executable software is required.

  • Identify and adjudicate identified hazards, and should have experience with military aircraft, as well as a working knowledge of aircraft concepts and operations.

  • Technical responsibilities include generation of customer deliverable items.

  • Help provide Risk Assessments, as required, along with recommended mitigations to reduce risk to an acceptable level

  • Working Groups with the Customer, presenting technical material at major Program reviews.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of engineering experience

  • Active interim or DoD Secret clearance to start

  • The ability to obtain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in STEM and 3 years of Systems Engineering experience

  • Tactical Data Links, RF characterization, various RF waveform modulation techniques

  • Functional vs physical requirements

  • Work EMI/EMC requirements and testing

  • Understand and help define overall aircraft systems, KPP/TPMs, etc.

  • Security certification

  • Work with the test engineering function

  • Support Airworthiness activities

  • Final DoD Secret clearance

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.