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Principal Communications Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
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 Communications Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.
At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of technological advancement in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they are making history.
Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will be the primary interface between our technical engineering team and program test organizations in support of program critical test events and milestones.
--- Define communication architectures for System simulation efforts
--- Perform modeling and analysis of communication networks using Cameo, HFSS, EMIT, and STK in support of antenna placement and cosite analysis.
--- Analyze network architectures and topologies for distributed communication applications
--- Conduct trade studies for radio and ICS subsystem architectures.
--- Interaction with Comms suppliers for integration of Radio and ICS systems into the lab.
--- Authoring of Supplier Statements of Work, Source Control Documentation, and Interface Control Documents.
--- Provide lab integration and test.
Basic Qualifications:
--- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 5 years of related experience OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of related experience
--- Active DoD Top Secret security clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
--- Experience in communications system integration and test
--- Familiarity with common industry standards related to communications systems, such as MIL-STD-1553, RS-422, RS-232, IPv4/IPv6
--- Experience with Networking infrastructure at both the Layer 2 and Layer 3 IP levels for VOIP implementations
--- Experience with RF based test equipment to include spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and power meters
Salary Range: $87,600.00 - $131,400.00
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 .
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.
We are a pioneering company.
With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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