Senior Principal Engineer RF Software Integration and Test Engineer

Northrop Grumman

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Ventura County, CA

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    Position summary

    act 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, 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!

    The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Field Engineering team based in Buffalo, NY is seeking a Senior Principal RF Software Integration and Test Engineer to support our Next Generation RF Environment Generator (NEWEG) Simulator at our Pt. Mugu, California location**.** We are looking for a highly motivated candidate that enjoys learning and solving problems. You will have the opportunity to work on complex electronic warfare simulators alongside a multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for an individual that is passionate, driven, a self-starter, and goal oriented.

    The person selected for this position will be required to undergo training at the Northrop Grumman facility in Buffalo, NY for up to a month prior to working in Pt. Mugu, CA.

    What You'll get to Do:
    Be part of Northrop Grumman's dynamic Field Engineering team in Buffalo, NY. Candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter who demonstrates the ability to manipulate bench software to diagnose hardware issues, write scripts to automate tasks, utilize python scripts to build threat emitter files. You will also debug software issues that arise with respect to the python scripts.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Interact independently with customers and coordinate engineering efforts within the company to identify solutions to customer reported problems.
    • Provide Engineering support to resolve system level problems reported by the customer on delivered hardware.
    • Maintain operational status and configuration of Electronic Warfare Stimulators.
    • Utilize knowledge, special test equipment (STE), and instrumented data to troubleshoot/repair hardware failures
    • Support customer missions, monitor and convey stimulator performance and assist with generating new emitters.
    • Generate weekly status reports documenting test events and anomalies warranting further investigation.

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    Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal RF Software Integration and Test Engineer:

    • 9 years of relevant engineering experience with a Bachelor of Science Degree; 5 years of relevant engineering experience with a master's degree.
    • Active DoD Secret clearance
    • Experienced in Back End debugging of Python scripts (or C++ coding experience will be considered)
    • Experienced with Hardware i.e. (performing systems level repairs and troubleshooting)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Back End Python debugging Subject Matter Expert (SME)
    • Enlisted military (EW or Intel) getting out and getting their Software Degree
    • Experience with other systems like AMES, A2PATS, CEESIM a plus
    • Knowledge of RADARs w/ SIGINT and ELINT
    • Familiar with programming Electronic Warfare (EW) threats utilizing the Electronic Warfare Integrated Reprogramming Database (EWIRDB)
    • Ability to navigate Linux from the command line
    • Basic Web and XML understanding
    • Familiar with Wireshark
    • Basic internet protocol (IP) understanding
    • Electronics background that includes experience testing, troubleshooting, and performing repairs.
    • Fluent in RF / Electrical test equipment, Spectrum Analyzer, Power Meter, Oscilloscope and Digital Multi-Meters.

    Salary Range: $133,000 - $199,600

    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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted 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.