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Principal/Sr. Principal Engr RF Microwave Design

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking an Principal/ Sr Principal Engr RF Microwave Design to be located at our Aurora, CO. location.

This role includes designing, developing, testing radio frequency (RF) and/or microwave systems architecture, components, circuits, or products. Includes antenna design, both reflector and array systems, frequency synthesizers, transmitters and receivers for tactical missile system development and production programs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supports development of RF and Antenna designs and evaluations of engineering design concepts
  • Creates test plans and procedures for a variety of RF and Environmental testing.
  • Develops specifications and requirements, and failure reports.
  • Participates in RF testing and measurement using RF instruments and anechoic chambers.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement based on review of failure data and supports development and implementation of component design improvements or updates.
  • Supports creation designs and simulation models using computer modeling tools.
  • Supports design reviews and test activities, as needed.This requisition may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.

    This requisition may be filled as either a Principal or a Sr. Principal Engr RF Microwave Design.

    Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engr RF Microwave Design:
    • 5 Years of relevant experience with Bachelors in Science in a STEM field; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
    • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
    • Ability to measure using RF Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and signal generators and interpret RF Test data and radiation patterns.
    • Experience with Ansys HFSS software or equivalent modeling tools preferred.
    • Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings/schematics.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships.
    • Self-starter capable of performing assigned tasks with some direction.
    • Ability to work with cross-functional teams.Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Engr RF Microwave Design:
      • 9 Years of relevant experience with Bachelors in Science in a STEM field; 7 Years with Masters; 3 Years with PhD.
      • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
      • Ability to measure using RF Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and signal generators and interpret RF Test data and radiation patterns.
      • Experience with Ansys HFSS software or equivalent modeling tools preferred.
      • Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings/schematics.
      • Ability to work with cross-functional teams.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships.
        • Self-starter capable of performing assigned tasks with some direction. Salary Range: $96,900 USD - $145,300 USD
          Salary Range 2: $120,000 USD - $180,000 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 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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