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Principal Electrical Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Category: Engineering
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Polygraph
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chantilly, VA. Where Technology and Teamwork come together, the SIGINT Technology Center helps meet the unique needs of our customers' mission. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's technical team which supports programs for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) SIGINT payloads mission operations & maintenance. Engineering tasks include supporting mission operations through troubleshooting, root cause failure analysis, test procedure development, system maintenance, user training, and documentation. Roles and Responsibilities:
Support operations and maintenance of fielded SIGINT systems.
Design, integration, test, and operation of hardware components and high level systems.
Interface and collaborate with customers, end users, operators, and field service representatives, including travel to local customer sites.
Evaluate viable vendor hardware and software solutions to meet customers' mission objectives.
Develop and execute troubleshooting procedures for use in real time operations, OCONUS test sites, and System Integration Labs (SILs).
Collaborate with a multidisciplinary engineering team to upgrade and improve developmental and fielded systems to maximize uptime and capability.

Basic Qualifications:
An active TS/SCI with active Polygraph
Bachelors of Science in Engineering or related STEM degree field and a minimum of 5 years related experience; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
Strong interdisciplinary problem solving skills, demonstrated by frequent and successful application of technical standards, theories, concepts, and techniques.
Knowledge of modern wireless communication systems.
Virtual Machine (VM) implementation and usage.
Knowledge of RF system component functions.
Preferred Qualifications:
Linux/Unix experience
Network architecture design/development
Knowledge of Direction Finding (DF) and geolocation algorithms
Experience in operations and maintenance of SIGINT/EW systems

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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Chantilly , Principal Electrical Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly), Professions , Chantilly, Virginia

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