Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Associate Electrical Engineer

Northridge, CA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: TH20180911-48713

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is seeking an Associate Electrical Engineer for our Northridge, CA location.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people?s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary

Under close direction, the Associate Electrical Engineer will perform a variety of basic engineering tasks associated with the analysis, design, or testing of electronic hardware. Apply theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques to solution of engineering problems. Design and document or select commercially available equipment, coordinate design results with other design groups, evaluate the merits of the design under the direction of more senior engineers.

Job Description

  • Electrical Engineer for production radar system troubleshooting and data analysis


  • Help troubleshoot and diagnose radar production issues
  • Analyze radar data and support flight data analysis
  • Perform system   acceptance test procedures (ATP) on radar systems

Education and Experience


  • BS Engineering or Physics
  • Knowledge of radar or RF systems preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to apply radar principles and techniques   preferred
  • Ability to develop and communicate solutions to problems with   basic instructions
  • Knowledge of test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, network   analyzers, and oscilloscope preferred
  • Skills in programming: Matlab or equivalent required
  • Ability to obtain secret security clearance required

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.

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Defense