Senior Principal Electrical Engineer - Hardware Architect

San Diego, CA 92189 - Top salary structure

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 Aeronautics Systems is hiring a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer - Hardware Architect with a focus on hardware architecture, COTS software solutions, network engineering, and Information Technology (IT) systems engineering.This position will be based out of our Rancho Bernardo, CA location.Duties Include:Develop and maintain detailed system architecture documentation for complex IT systems.Function as an interface between Systems Engineering, Integration andamp; Test (SEIT) team and the Hardware Infrastructure team.Utilize the Deficiency Report (DR) in accordance with the Software Review Board (SRB) process to determine hardware content for Agile Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) releases.Recommend design improvements via the Change Request (CR) process.Work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment working closely with other Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in a lab and production environment.Collaborate with other engineers to architect a system to meet design requirements and stakeholder needs.Review support requests from the field and provide troubleshooting steps and/or creating DRs to provide solutions in a future IFCReview drawings and system build instructionsCoordinate teams to upgrade lab systems to the latest IFCDeveloping internal software tools to improve process of organizing, documenting, and visualizing information.Basic QualificationsBachelor''s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 9 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master''s degree in a STEM field with 7 years of related engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM field with 4 years of related engineering experience.Experience with systems engineering practicesExperience with Microsoft Visio and other Office products to express engineering documentationActive DoD Top Secret clearance with an investigation or re-investigation within the last 6 years OR be enrolled in continuous evaluation.Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (SAP/PAR). This SAP/PAR must be obtained prior to commencement of employment and must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.Preferred QualificationsAbility to develop and maintain Python scripts and UML diagramsFamiliarity with one or more of the following:Agile development methodologyJira or similar issue tracking systemVersion control such as SVN and GitDepartment of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF)Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)Interface Control Documents (ICDs)System Design Documents (SDDs)The following tools or languages: Python, UML, Sphinx, REST, YAML, JinjaThe following technologies: Microsoft Operating Systems, Active Directory, Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks, Layer 2 and 3 networking, VPN, IPSec, Storage technologies, UNIX, Linux, Glassfish, Docker, Virtualization, Physical and Cyber Security"Salary Range: $133,000 - $199,600The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate''s experience, education, skills and current market conditions.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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.