Principal RF Circuit Design Engineer-19020788

Location: Manhattan Beach
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

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 many technological advancements in our nations 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, theyre making history.


The Ground Systems Development Department based in Manhattan Beach, CA is seeking talented RF engineers interested in developing and integrating custom designed RF hardware and test systems focused on ground based applications in support of space flight hardware.

The Hardware development responsibilities includes satellite system ground based hardware, flight electronics test systems, and site support. The ideal candidate has experience with RF designs (simple to very complex), RF simulation and analysis, RF testing, and may have additional experience in the design of Units, Test Sets, subsystems, and systems. Analog and/or digital skills are a plus. This person will be working on programs of various sizes ranging from small to large teams.


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Basic Qualifications: 

  • STEM Bachelors Degree with 5 years of Electrical or Computer Engineering experience, OR a STEM Master's degree with 3 years of Electrical, or Computer Engineering experience; OR a STEM PhD. degree
  • Previous experience with RF design and/or test system development

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Masters Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Experience in both RF and digital design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fast learner and have a strong interest in developing hardware
  • Active DOD or SCI clearance

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. 


Job ID: 19020788

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required