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RF Microwave Design Engineer/ Principal RF Microwave Design Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Missions Systems is seeking experienced engineers in the following areas: Antennas, Electromagnetics, Computational Electromagnetics, RF/Microwave design and Software development. The qualified candidate will join a team working toward advanced optimization algorithms that leverage high -fidelity Computational Electromagnetic (CEM)-based simulations. Responsibilities may include algorithm development, software maintenance, performance modeling, GUI & Control development, and more. Experienced applicants will have experience with high-fidelity CEM-based simulations, mixed fidelity techniques (high frequency to full wave methods), time domain methods.

In addition, this candidate should have demonstrated familiarity/technical ability/leadership and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

+ Active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs)
+ Highly integrated subsystems including antenna hardware
+ Reflectors, Reflect Arrays, Digital Beam Forming
+ Antenna/RF Performance Analysis
+ Computational Electromagnetics, Statistics
+ Antenna or Subsystem Control Design
+ Antenna Measurements and Data Reduction
+ Antenna range integration, test, and system integration
+ Subsystem requirements (hardware and software) derivation, flow-down, and configuration
+ Familiarity working with embedded real time software and digital systems
+ Familiarity with firmware development tool suites including Quartus and Vivado
+ Comfortable creating test support applications and tools using MATLAB, python, etc
+ High frequency methods, Physical Optics
+ Finite Element Method
+ Integral Equation Method
+ Experience with agile software development methodologies including Scrum and Kanban
+ Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite, Git

The Engineering RF Microwave Design positions require the candidates to have the ability to obtain and maintain at least a Secret Clearance per business requirements. An active Secret or higher clearance is a plus!

**Basic Qualification RF Microwave Design Engineer:**

+ Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline with 2 years of experience in the areas described in the job description. 0 years of experience with a Master's Degree.
+ Ability to Obtain and Maintain and Active Secret Clearance

**Basic Qualification Principal RF Microwave Design Engineer:**

+ Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline with 5 years of experience in the areas described in the job description. 3 years of experience with a Master's Degree and/or 0 years of experience with a PhD.
+ Ability to Obtain and Maintain and Active Secret Clearance.

**Preferred Qualifications** :

+ Experience using MATLAB

Salary Range: $78,600.00 - $118,000.00Salary Range 2: $96,900.00 - $145,300.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


Posted: 2022-01-27 Expires: 2022-07-10

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