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Electronics Engineer - 2nd Shift - Satellite Systems

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sterling
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% 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 world's 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 Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking an Electronics Engineer ito support our Integration and Test facility located in Dulles, VA
In this position we are seeking a creative and energetic engineer to design, develop, and execute test procedures and automated test scripts using spacecraft commands, telemetry, and electrical ground support equipment during 2nd shift Satellite testing operations. The ideal candidate has system level test experience working with spacecraft flight hardware and good computer skills. Daily responsibilities will require test preparation leading to direct contact with satellite and space flight hardware. Candidate must be able to tackle issues utilizing skills obtained in the field of electrical engineering, or a related discipline, preferably as it relates to system level integration and test of flight hardware. Required skills include the ability to communicate clearly, and to use critical thinking in troubleshooting of problems. The ability to use a scripting language and formulate automated test scripts is highly desirable. Domestic and international travel may be required to support launch campaigns. Shift and weekend work to support testing will be required periodically.
Employee will be compensated an additional 10% for second shift differential
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline and 2 years of relevant engineering experience OR a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline and 0 years of engineering experience

  • U.S Citizenship with the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret Security clearance

  • Excellent writing skills

  • 2nd shift

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Active Top Secret clearance with SAP/SAR access highly desirable

    • Aerospace industry experience

    • Familiar with software languages such as PERL, Python, C++, Linux, and Matlab

      Salary Range: $106,000.00 - $117,000.00
      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 . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .
      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.
      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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Sterling , Electronics Engineer - 2nd Shift - Satellite Systems, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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