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Electrical Engineer/ Principal Electrical Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Stafford, VA 22554
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector is seeking a Electrical Engineer to join the Payload and Ground Systems Division.

What You Will Do:

Support Operations and Maintenance by providing proactive and reactive maintenance on large antenna platforms and associated equipment in the generation of Radio Frequency (RF) signals and communications systems

Maintain, service and repair tracking antennas, antenna drive trains, gear boxes/motors, motor controllers/servo amplifiers, synchros, encoders, RF switches, and feeds

Maintain and calibrate different types of coaxial transmission lines and waveguides

Troubleshoot and repair Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) and Solid State amplifiers, custom RF switching units, fiber optics transmitters and receivers and other related electronic signal generation and verification equipment

Use and operate test equipment to include: spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, power meter, signal generator, pulse generator, multi-meter or Digital Volt M eter (DVM), fiber optic testers

Responsibilities include analyzing equipment problems, isolating causes and taking proper action to resolve problems

Perform preventative maintenance and integrate approved equipment modifications into the existing customer baseline.

This position does require shift work - 1st/2nd shift with rotating weekend supports ( - every 14 weeks)

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

**Basic Qualifications:**

Level 2: Bachelor Degree with 2 years of experience or 6 years of exp in lieu of degree.

Level 3: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD, or 9 years of experience in lieu of degree.

Skills required are in line with military electronics equivalent training in ratings such as, Navy CTM, ET, FCT and Army 35T Series

Four years of work-related experience in technical/electronics field completing system maintenance and electronic equipment troubleshooting

Ability to work within a group or independently where collaboration and attention to detail is critical to mission success

Ability to climb ladders and use personnel lifts for heights to approximately 50 feet (using approved fall protection equipment), ascend and descend ~60 feet of stairs

Ability to install and uninstall (lift) devices weighing 50 pounds

Ability to work closely with other contractors and government customers

Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with SCI and successfully complete a CI polygraph

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and technical writing skills

Valid drivers license Successful completion of skills assessment required.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Active TS-SCI clearance with CI Poly

Work related experience with electronic test equipment to include: spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, power meter, signal generator, pulse generator, multi-meter or Digital Volt Meter (DVM), fiber optic testers

Work related experience on RF and Microwave systems

RF verification in the frequency domain and time domain.

Salary Range: $74,272.00 - $111,408.00Salary Range 2: $91,960.00 - $137,940.00

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.

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.


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Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-11-12

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