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RF Microwave Metrology Engineer

Requisition ID: R10076759

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location Icon Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA   |  Manhattan Beach, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

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. 

Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for a RF Microwave Metrology Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain laboratory recognition/accreditation

  • Conduct technical audits of the calibration laboratory (including suppliers) to verify traceability of standards and compliance with published standards and guidelines

  • Develop and lead technical audits of the calibration laboratory (including suppliers) to verify traceability of standards and compliance with published standards and guidelines

  • Perform technical assessments for personnel performance reviews

  • Develop, document, and maintain procedures, based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems and accuracy and precision requirements

  • Develop calibration systems and procedures, based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems and accuracy and precision requirements

  • Inspect and evaluate new calibration standards for proper operation before releasing to calibration laboratory

  • Recommend standards for use in calibration applications, including Test Equipment Justification

  • Design and document measurement reference material for laboratory use

  • Research and develop calibration standards & systems

  • Provide technical input to quotes

  • Perform Equipment Performance Report evaluations

  • Perform interval analysis

  • Design, develop and validate calibration and measurement software

  • Perform calibrations as required

  • Assist projects in trouble shooting and root cause analysis of measurement issues or measurement system problems and advise project engineers in measurement techniques & equipment operation

  • Perform state-of-the-art or special measurements

  • Develop, implement and maintain the calibration laboratory's quality systems per published standards and guidelines

  • Evaluate and recommend M&TE for use in measurement applications

  • Evaluate supplier’s products and provide feedback; work with suppliers to resolve product issues and make improvement recommendations

  • Train technicians and engineers in calibration methodologies and measurement principles

  • Perform uncertainty evaluation and analysis for measurement standards and associated measurement

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

 
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.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline plus 5 years of engineering experience OR Masters of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline plus 3 years of engineering experience.

  • Experience with one or more of the following: RF generators, synthesizers, frequency standards, calibration kits, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers or familiarity in the RF microwave measurement principles.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance or SCI Access.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science in either Electrical Engineering OR Physics.

This position reports to Redondo Beach, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Manhattan Beach, CA, CA, USA.


Salary Range: $95,000 USD - $142,400 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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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.