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Northrop Grumman is looking for a Senior Principal Engineer RF Microwave Designer to join the Electronics and Payloads' RF and Mixed Signal Products (RFMS) Department.
RFMS is an organization of 170 plus engineers and technicians that develops custom mixed signal ICs and MMIC components, leveraging them to develop units and subsystems for a variety of space and air programs. RF core competencies include, narrowband and wideband low noise amplifiers, high linearity mixers, power amplifiers, multipliers, passive filters/components, modulators, frequency sources, up-converters, down converters operating at microwave, millimeter wave and sub-millimeter wave frequencies. Mixed Signal specialties include A/D, DAC and custom System on Chip applications.
The successful candidate will be able to perform the following essential functions:
RF hardware design and analysis using computer aided design (CAD)
Conducting electrical trades
Tolerance and stability analysis and test data analysis for respective hardware designs
Coordinate among multiple disciplines to balance requirements
Finalize the electrical design, support prototype and final hardware build & test
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Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 9 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 7 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment; OR 4 years of experience with a STEM PhD. degree
RF/MS unit, RF/MS slice, RF/MS module/IMA, and/or RF/MS board design and development experience
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance
Technical experience working with ADS software system
Experience with electronic RF design for airborne and space applications
Experience leading a team of over 5 employees
Electronics design development and sustaining experience spanning cradle to grave
Experience with Sonnet and HFSS software applications
Experience supporting bid & proposal activities
Familiarity with electrical design, electronics manufacturing processes and qualification activities
Familiarity with research and development of advanced technologies
Be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years, OR have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years.
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