Sr. Principal Engineer Ground Systems Installation

    Northrop Grumman
    Manhattan beach, CA
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

    Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems - Ground Systems Development Department has an opening for a Senior Principal Engineer Ground System Installation to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.This position will be located in Manhattan Beach, CA and will have opportunity to travel both domestically and internationally to support installation and upgrade support.

    The selected candidate has outstanding leadership skills. They will be responsible for testing, and delivering satellite ground station hardware to customers both domestically and internationally. The successful candidate will have a track record of successfully performing RF and digital hardware installation, testing, and troubleshooting.

    The candidate will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across engineering disciplines to accomplish the team goals. This candidate will also be capable of coordinating with internal and external customers and preparing/presenting the results of their work. Applicant will interface with multiple disciplines including customers, program management, hardware design, system engineering, procurement, suppliers, and manufacturing.

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    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

    STEM Bachelor's degree with 9+ years of hardware engineering experience; OR a STEM Master's degree with 7+ years of hardware engineering experience; OR a STEM PhD. degree with 4+ years of hardware engineering experience

    Demonstrated hardware testing experience at either the board, unit, or subsystem level

    Experience in an electronic test environment that verifies specification requirements

    Previous experience as an electrical engineering hardware designer

    Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:
    •Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years

    •OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

    •OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or STEM Degree

    Experience presenting to technical leadership

    Experience designing, developing, and delivery of ground system hardware

    Experience in analog, RF, or digital test set development and testing

    Experience with ground antenna subsystems

    Experience with hardware installs at a customer site

    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.

    Posting ID: 552779407Posted: 2020-05-21