Principal RF Sensors Engineer / Sr. Principal RF Sensors Engineer

Northrop Grumman Melbourne , FL 32901

Posted 2 months ago

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Description

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Principal RF Sensors Engineer / Sr. Principal RF Sensors Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in defining the future. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

This position may be filled by either a Principal RF Sensors Engineer level or a Sr. Principal RF Sensors Engineer level based on the qualifications listed.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems Air Dominance Division is developing advanced tactical aircraft for the current and future battlespace. The Mission Systems IPT is responsible for designing, developing, integrating, and testing RF sensors onto and into these airborne platforms.

The RF sensors engineer in this role will be responsible for one or more of the following:

  • Electromagnetics modelling with analysis tools

  • Defining, specifying, tracing, and modelling requirements for the next generation of advanced RF sensors

  • These sensors include but are not limited to radar, electronic warfare, and multi-function apertures

  • Modelling Electronic Support performance within a Mission Systems Suite

  • Integrating the back end of RF sensors into a mission management network

  • Technical management of RF sensors suppliers

Basic Qualifications:

For

  • Principal RF Sensors Engineer (T03):
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of experience OR 0 years' experience with PhD for T03 level.

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access.

Basic Qualifications:

For

  • Sr. Principal RF Sensors Engineer (T04):
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of experience OR Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 7 years of experience OR 4 years' experience with PhD for T04 level.

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of electromagnetics in the RF spectrum (VHF through Ka bands)

  • Experience with Antenna testing and analysis

  • Electronic Warfare experience

  • Experience with sensor providers/suppliers

  • Electromagnetics modeling experience with homegrown tools and commercial tools (such as Microwave CST and Ansys HFSS)

  • Experience with Cameo, DOORs, Rhapsody, writing requirements, and tracing requirements through various levels (from Systems Requirement Document down to Weapon System Specification down to Segment Specifications down to Subsystem Specifications)

  • Experience with mission management / sensor resource management

  • Experience with signal processing, data fusion, software, trackers, covariance matrices, correlation, ambiguity functions, OMS/OCS standards, sensor physical ICDs, software ICDs, bus standards, and/or data rates

  • Experience with short baseline interferometry, long baseline interferometry, gain patterns, coordinate system transformations, and direction-finding techniques such as time difference of arrival, phase difference of arrival, phase monopulse, or others.

Salary Range: $87,600.00 - $131,400.00Salary Range 2: $108,600.00 - $163,000.00

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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