1+ months

Principal Electronics Engineer/Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The **Principal Electronics Engineer/Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer** position requires a blend of Hardware and Software skills, experience with DC, Analog, Digital or RF test & measurement equipment, and a hands-on approach to troubleshooting complex electronic systems. Typical Roles and Responsibilities include:

+ Understanding design to cost, scope, and schedule
+ Requirements definition
+ Design of flexible Hardware & Software test solutions together with a team of experts
+ Manufacturing support during the hardware build process
+ Integration of Hardware & Software into a functioning system
+ Certification with the Quality organization
+ System deployment and factory support
+ Software maintenance and / or Hardware refresh initiatives

**This opening can be filled at a level 3 OR level 4

**Basic Qualifications Principal Electronics Engineer:**

You must satisfy one of the following education/experience criteria to be considered for this position:

+ Associate's degree in STEM with 7 years experience, or 9+ years equivalent industry experience without a STEM degree
+ Bachelors degree in STEM with 5 years experience
+ Master's degree in STEM with 3 years experience
+ Ph.D degree in STEM with 0 years experience

**Plus:**

+ The ability to read and interpret specifications, schematics and block diagrams
+ Mix of hardware and software skills
+ Experience in text based programming (e.g. C / C++)
+ Background and working knowledge in RF theory and concepts
+ Effective verbal and written communication
+ Experience with test& measurement equipment
+ Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

**Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer:**

You must satisfy one of the following education/experience criteria to be considered for this position:

+ Associate's degree in STEM with 11 years experience, or 12+ years equivalent industry experience without a STEM degree
+ Bachelors degree in STEM with 9 years experience
+ Master's degree in STEM with 7 years experience
+ Ph.D degree in STEM with 4 years experience

**Plus:**

+ The ability to read and interpret specifications, schematics and block diagrams
+ Mix of hardware and software skills
+ Experience in text based programming (e.g. C / C++)
+ Background and working knowledge in RF theory and concepts
+ Effective verbal and written communication
+ Experience with test& measurement equipment
+ Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Advanced degree in Engineering or related STEM discipline
+ Test design and integration background
+ Ability to work with minimal direction and guidance
+ Experience with LabWindows CVI, C / C++ programming
+ TestStand programming
+ Experience with schematic design tools (e.g. Mentor Graphics, Zuken, etc.)
+ Proficiency with digital, analog, RF test equipment, RF theory and high speed digital design
+ Familiarity with differential digital interfaces like LVDS - PXI/PXIe and VME bus experience
+ Hands-on troubleshooting of electrical hardware
+ Active clearance

Salary Range: $96,900.00 - $145,300.00Salary Range 2: $120,000.00 - $180,000.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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

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Posted: 2022-04-08 Expires: 2022-09-10

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