Principal Engineer RF Microwave Design

Northrop Grumman

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(26)

Baltimore, MD

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    Position summary

    ng 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 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:

    • TS/SCI
    • Experience using MATLAB

    Salary Range: $102,400 - $153,600

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.