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RF Demand Coordinator

Requisition ID: R10076692

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 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: No
  • 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.

The Rolling Meadows Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) RF Systems Team has a challenging opportunity for a driven, detail oriented, degreed professional. We need additional team members with intellectual curiosity, who share their ideas, bring their whole self to work, and have the drive to continue expanding their knowledge & skills in our supportive and collaborative culture. In your role, your job responsibilities will include:

Coordinate and manage the use of System Integration Lab (SIL) spaces and equipment (RF Processors, ICUs, Transmitters, test equipment, etc) for the RF Systems Operating Unit.

Ensure all reservations are being entered into the lab scheduling tool (directly and/or working with the various programs). Validate demands from the RF Systems Operating Unit.

Help audit to ensure equipment is being used consistently with reservations in the reservation tool.

Will require an ability to aid in prioritizing asset utilization, resolving scheduling conflicts, and identifying opportunities to share equipment.

Work with Program Hardware Tracking & Item Management (PHT&IM) team to train user community on asset management processes and tools – Reservation Tool, Hardware Move Request Form, Authorization Verification via Tableau, UID location scanning, and ensure user community is communicating and/or coordinating the creation of DD1149s for Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) shipments with the PHT&IM team and Property Accountability Office (PAO).

Recommend and implement improvements for lab management and hardware management processes in coordination with Engineering Labs Management (ELM) and PHT&IM.

Assist in updating and reconciling staffing demands and forecasts for the engineering organization supporting the RF Systems Operating Unit. On a monthly cadence, ensure staffing update efforts are kicked off and driven to completion.

Coordination with the Import / Export group through the creation of Jurisdiction & Classification Requests (JCRs) and providing additional data as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience or Master’s degree with 1 year of experience

  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to a variety of computer applications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience coordinating or managing lab assets between multiple users

  • Familiarity with handling requirements related to GFE

  • Exposure to Earned Value Management or other financial tools to project staffing forecasts

  • Exposure to import / export considerations and/or JCRs


Salary Range: $65,000 USD - $97,600 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.