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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Electronics in San Diego, California

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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Networking Engineer to join our team of highly skilled and motivated engineers at Northrop Grumman's Autonomous Design Center of Excellence located in San Diego, California.

You'll be joining the Electronics & Payloads (E&P) organization. The E&P organization delivers innovative and effective ground and airborne mission subsystem and control solutions for our system operators' current and emerging missions, by utilizing industry leading processes and tools. E&P is responsible for many mission critical subsystems such as RF Indicator, Weapons, Mission Management Computers, and Ground Control Systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for integrating and testing software and/or hardware systems in complex IT systems.

  • Work closely with Engineers and Technicians in a lab or field environment

  • Document system requirements and interfaces with traceability to platform requirements

  • Perform review and analysis of supplier design data, definition of functional test requirements including acceptance, qualification, and system integration.

  • Provide network WRA roadmap support through DMS management and regression test.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineeringor Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years ofEngineering experienceOR a Master's Degreein a STEM disciplineand 3 years of Engineering experience OR a PhD ina STEM discipline.

  • Must have a current active in-scope DoD Secret clearance or higher.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Network Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or similar IT degrees from an accredited university.

  • Cisco Certified Network Engineers should possess a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent level of Cisco Certification.

  • Current active in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Workingknowledgeon Virtualization (e.g. VMware)

  • Working knowledge on Tactical wireless communications technologies (e.g. LOS, BLOS)

  • Working knowledge on network development life cycle process

  • Working knowledge on network routing & switching systems (e.g. switches, routers)

  • Working knowledge on network defense systems (e.g.firewall, IDS, IPS)

  • Working knowledge on network information & event management systems (e.g. ISE, Splunk, Solarwinds, Nagios)

  • Workingknowledge on network simulations and load testing (e.g. CML, GNS3, T-bird, iPerf, Ixia)

  • Working knowledge on software defined network ( e.g. Cisco ACI)

  • Experienced with computer operating systems (e.g. Windows, Solaris, Linux)

  • Experienced with programming/scripting languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, Ansible)

  • Working knowledge on cybersecurity (e.g. security standards, STIGs, RMF, ACAS scan)

  • Security+ Certificate

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