Northrop Grumman Senior Electronics Hardware Engineer 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 a seniorElectronics HardwareEngineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This will be for our San Diego, CA location.

As part of this organization you will join a team of talented engineers toperform design,integration, and testingof GroundControlSystems (GCS)for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert in GCS hardware and avionics

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

  • Work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

  • Develop advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product

  • Serve as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs.

  • Act as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.

  • Perform lab integration and test.

  • Author and release 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 least 14 years of STEM related experience or 12 years and a Masters in a STEM related field.

  • Significant experience with Ground System design or architecture.

  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance, with Special Program Access

  • Must be able to travel up to 25%.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance.

  • Masters Degree.

  • The desire and ability to mentor junior engineers.

  • Systems Engineering experience.

  • Ability to act as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.

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.