Sr Principal RF Microwave Design Engineer (TS/SCI required**)
Requisition ID: R10121595
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: SCI
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Positions Available: 1
The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, and innovative technologies to develop, design, produce, and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.
With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. #definingpossible
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Sr Principal RF Engineer to join our team based at a facility in Aurora, Colorado.
This role provides technical support to the program on a variety of technical tasks.
Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, designing, developing, testing radio frequency (Ranges: X,C,s,Ku,Ka) and/or microwave systems architecture, components, circuits, or products. Including antenna design, both reflector and array systems, frequency synthesizers, transmitters, and receivers.
9 Years with Bachelors - STEM; 7 Years with Masters - STEM; 4 Years with PhD - STEM. (completed STEM degree is required to be considered for this role**)
Must have active/current DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI access to be considered**(US citizenship is required)
Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with minimal oversight or direction
Must have knowledge of professional engineering best practices for the full development life cycle, including requirements, architecture, design, integration, test, and operations
Knowledge of linking Budget and Performance to include Gains, Losses
Knowledge of calculations, Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP), Power Spectral Density (PSD)/GT, Signal to Noise Ratio EB/No(SNR)
Experience with Satellite Dynamics and TT+C Links, SATCOM antenna equipment, manufacturing, troubleshooting, and repairs
Experience working in a military environment, DOD Test Experience, working knowledge of current DoD Space Control systems
Digital Signal Processing + A/D - D/A Conversion
Experience working in a diverse and complex HW and SW integration and deployment environment with an emphasis on configuration management and first time quality
Ability to work independently with multi-disciplined teams within the program
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.
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
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.