Sr Antenna RF Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: March 9, 2023
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
CLEARANCE TYPE: SCI
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
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Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking an Antenna RF Microwave Design Engineer 6 to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. Responsibilities will span antenna system architecture development, antenna system requirements generation/flowdown, antenna system design/analysis, and antenna system performance verification including range testing. Primary scope will involve development and demonstration of mission-enabling antenna products for both space and airborne platforms.
Essential Functions :
Technical Lead to manage antenna design developments including architecture, components, circuits, or products, and performance of Radio Frequency (RF) and/or microwave systems testing with a cross-disciplinary engineering & production team
Responsible for the design & analysis, development, production and sustainment of antenna RF systems in support of the antenna programs
Proficiency in electromagnetic theory, electromagnetic analysis, and performance budgeting/allocation
Incorporation of lessons learned and experiences in design/analysis, innovative thinking, and familiarity with the state-of-the-art
Communication & information flow to project team and functional homeroom management, as well as fulfilling reporting requirements to customer & program management
Identifying and realizing opportunities to reduce cost and improve processes
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative work environment with high expectations and diverse assignments. Candidate must also be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, manufacturing engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 14 years of experience with designing/analyzing/testing radio frequency (RF) and/or microwave antenna systems OR 12 years of experience with a Master's Degree OR 9 years of experience with a PhD.
Proficiency with CST Microwave Studio, HFSS, GRASP, FEKO, or other computational electromagnetics software tools
Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:
Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years. OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years.
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Electromagnetics from an accredited institution and 15 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment producing flight hardware.
Experience with antenna system architecture development, antenna system requirements generation/flowdown, antenna system design/analysis, and antenna system performance verification including range testing.
Technical breadth across any of the following areas: highly-integrated antenna systems, phased arrays, digital beamforming, reflector antennas, reflect-arrays, aperture antennas, wire antennas, antenna/RF system performance analysis, RF electronics, digital electronics, power electronics, CAD modeling, statistics, systems engineering, antenna range testing, measurement equipment automation, and data post-processing/reduction.
Salary Range: $178,700.00 - $268,100.00
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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US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
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