Staff Radar Design & Integration Responsible Engineer (Air Dominance Division) - Melbourne, FL
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: June 20, 2022
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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Staff
Radar Design & Integration Responsible Electronics Engineer to join
our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Electronics &
Payloads organization. This role is located in Melbourne FL.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems Air Dominance Division is
developing advanced tactical aircraft for the current and future
battlespace. Specifically, the Mission Systems IPT is in charge of
designing, developing, integrating, and testing RF sensors onto and
into these airborne platforms.
- This role is for a Radar Lead under the Mission Systems IPT RF
Sensors & Effects team.
- The IPT is looking for a person to be the primary technical
interface between NGAS and the major radar suppliers.
- This person will work with GSC as they interface with supplier
SMEs and be responsible for technical reporting to the RF Sensors &
Effects Lead, the IPT Lead, and the Customer's Mission Systems
- Candidates should have experience in RF propagation from L, S,
C, X, and Ku (or above) bands, analog & digital signal processing,
multipath, clutter, radar receiver architecture, signal processing,
modulation/demodulation, and RF threats.
- It is also advantageous to have "backend processing"
information such as how the sensors integrate into the Mission
Systems network, how they are managed (by resource managers), how
they interface and work with other RF sensors, and how they should
- This position will require up to 25% travel.
- The ideal candidate will have a background in one or more of
- Radar theory
- Radar design
- Radar testing
- Radar integration and test
- Radar modeling
- Complex electromagnetics
- Radar and electronic warfare modes
- Phased array theory
- Receiver architecture
- Advanced signal processing techniques
- Sensor modeling
- Sensor performance validationBasic Qualifications
- Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND
14 years of related professional/military experience in Electronics
Engineering to include a background in Radar/RF, OR a Master's
degree AND 12 years of related professional/military experience in
Electronics Engineering to include a background in Radar/RF, OR a
Ph.D. AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in
Electronics Engineering to include a background in Radar/RF.
- Must have an active DoD Secret or higher clearance (with a
background investigation completed within the last 6 years or
currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
- Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access
Program (SAP) clearance. Preferred Qualifications
- Active DoD Top Secret clearance
- Current/Active Special Program Access (SAP) Salary Range:
$134,700 USD - $202,100 USD
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
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workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color,
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