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Northrop Grumman RF Microwave Design Engineer / Principal RF Microwave Design Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10160777

  • Category: -Engineering
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Clearance Type: -Top Secret
  • Telecommute: -No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: -1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: -No
  • Positions Available: -1At 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. As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identifies as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. NG-MIP is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Responsibilities for this internship position are: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program. Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC. Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities. Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team. DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:
    • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
    • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
    • Will receive an honorable discharge
    • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
    • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
    • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission! Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking experienced engineers in the following areas: Antennas, Electromagnetics, Computational Electromagnetics, RF/Microwave design and Software development. The RF Microwave Design Engineer will join a team working toward advanced optimization algorithms that leverage high-fidelity Computational Electromagnetic (CEM)-based simulations. This position will be based in Baltimore, MD, supporting our Remote Sensing Program (RSP) Business Unit. Responsibilities may include: Designs, develops, tests radio frequency (RF) and/or microwave systems architecture, Sub-systems, circuits, or products. Includes antenna design, both reflector and array systems, frequency synthesizers, transmitters, and receivers. General frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques. Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform moderately complex professional tasks. Provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of increasing scope and complexity as assigned. In addition, this candidate should demonstrate familiarity/technical ability in one or more of the following areas: --- - - -Active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs)--- - - -Conducting Test Readiness Reviews (TRR)--- - - -Documentation experience, generating test procedures, test reports, RF requirements, data analysis, data presentations--- - - -Data Processing--- - - -Highly integrated subsystems including antenna hardware--- - - -Reflectors, Reflect Arrays, Digital Beam Forming--- - - -Antenna/RF Performance Analysis--- - - -Computational Electromagnetics, Statistics--- - - -Antenna or Subsystem Control Design--- - - -Antenna Measurements and Data Reduction--- - - -Antenna range integration, test, and system integration--- - - -Subsystem requirements (hardware and software) derivation, flow-down, and configuration This position can be filled at level 2 or level 3 based on the basic qualifications below. Basic Qualification RF Microwave Design Engineer:--- - - -Must have a bachelor's degree STEM degree or related discipline with 2 years of experience in the areas described in the job description. 0 years of experience with a master's degree --- - - -Active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs)--- - - -Experience using RF test equipment (Signal Generators, Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers)--- - - -Experience using MATLAB.--- - - -ACTIVE TS Clearance Required with the ability to obtain and Maintain a TS/SCI clearance Preferred Qualifications: --- - - -TS/SCI--- - - -Experience using modeling tools such as STK and HFSS Basic Qualification Principal RF Microwave Design Engineer: ---- - - -Must have a bachelor's degree STEM degree or related discipline with 5 years of experience in the areas described in the job description. 3 years of experience with a master's degree and/or 0 years of experience with a PhD--- - - -Active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs)--- - - -Experience using RF test equipment (Signal Generators, Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers)--- - - -Experience using MATLAB.--- - - -ACTIVE TS Clearance Required with the ability to obtain and Maintain a TS/SCI clearance Preferred Qualifications:--- - - -TS/SCI--- - - -Experience using modeling tools such as STK and HFSSSalary Range: $83,300 - $124,900Salary Range 2: $102,400 - $153,600The 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.

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