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Electronics Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Patuxent River, MD 20670
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 Aeronautics Systems Triton programs has an opening for an Electronics Engineer to join our team of highly skilled and motivated engineers to be our onsite Networks Responsible Engineer at NAS Patuxent River, MD.

The selected candidate will be part of an Engineering Reach-back team supporting the Triton ITT in preparation and execution of comprehensive system test procedures, ground and flight testing of multiple networking nodes and domains.

**Essential Functions:**

+ Synthesize Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) 4 networks software installations and integration activities with a US Navy- Northrop Grumman Integrated Test Team (ITT).
+ Coordinate with Networks and Test Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to develop networks software solutions, ensuring a seamless technical integration effort within a complex multi-domain, encrypted unmanned aerial system (UAS).
+ Work independently on a variety of technical problems of increasing scope and complexity, as assigned.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative team settings across all levels of the organization.

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**Qualifications:**

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years related engineering experience in multiple domain or networks related activity , or a Master's Degree and 0 years of experience.
+ Current active U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance.
+ Knowledge on network routing & switching systems (e.g. switches, routers)

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's or Masters of Science Degree in Computer Sciences
+ Networks + Certification
+ Current active U.S. Government DoD- Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance
+ Knowledge on network defense systems (e.g. firewall, IDS, IPS)
+ Knowledge on network simulations and load testing (e.g. CML, GNS3, T-bird, iPerf, Ixia)
+ Working knowledge on computer operating systems (e.g. Windows, Solaris, Linux)
+ Knowledge on programming/scripting languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, Ansible)
+ Knowledge on Virtualization (e.g. VMware)
+ Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent level of Cisco Certification
+ Flight or lab test experience working with the US Navy, AtSys COE (Triton GSEG and Networks) to provide technical expertise to both integration and test activities

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.

**Job Category** : Engineering
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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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