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Staff Electronics Engineer, Radar Specialist (Melbourne, FL)

Requisition ID: R10025611

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 50% 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is hiring a Staff level Electronics Engineer, Radar Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Air Dominance division. This role is located in Melbourne, FL.

The Air Dominance Division is developing advanced tactical aircraft for the current and future battlespace.

Key Responsibilities:

  • This role is for a radar specialist with experience in electromagnetics, RF propagation, analog & digital signal processing, and radar architecture to be a technical representative to the sensor supplier base.
  • In this role, the radar specialist will inform the Systems Engineering team as to whether the technical requirements are achievable and will work with the supplier(s) to gauge their performance against the specifications.
  • In all supplier interactions, the candidate will interface with Global Supply Chain (GSC) at both the supplier(s) site(s) as well as multiple NGAS sites.
  • The ideal candidate will have a background in one or more of the following: Complex electromagnetics, radar as-installed performance, radar modes, phased array theory, signal processing techniques, supplier management, requirements writing, derivation, and validation, sensor ICDs, or digital engineering/model-based systems engineering of RF sensors.
  • This position will require up to 40% travel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science degree AND 14 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering that includes a background in radar, OR a Master’s degree AND 12 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering that includes a background in radar, OR a Ph.D. AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering that includes a background in radar.
  • Must be interested in new business development and capture related activities.
  • Must have strong technical writing and communication skills, and willingness to be flexible in evolving program environments. 
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that is in-scope (granted or renewed within the last 6 years or under continuous evaluation).
  • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SAP)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with developing and presenting technical documentation and briefings to the customer and organization leadership
  • Experience in new business development and proposal management, from capture planning to proposal delivery.
  • Active in-scope Top Secret clearance with current or previous Special Program Access (PAR)

Salary Range: $134,700 USD - $202,100 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.