Staff EW/RF Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman

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(26)

Baltimore, MD

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    Position summary

    oin our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Linthicum/ Baltimore, MD campus. This position requires a Security Clearance to be obtained prior to starting in the role.

    This position requires expertise and interest in defining and developing advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) systems. The selected engineer will work directly with internal and external customers to define architectures, derive requirements, trade alternatives, identify and perform analyses, and work across technical disciplines within the larger program applications. The successful candidate will have familiarity with both active and passive systems to perform detection, tracking, geolocation, jamming and similar sensing and exploitation activities. To be most successful, this expertise should span the development lifecycle, from concept development to demonstration systems and through to deliverable systems and operation. Mode/Skill definition/execution, performance/range computations, and small team leadership are of particular interest for this role. Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

    Position is primarily in execution of airborne systems. Qualified candidates may also be considered for roles across warfighting functions and branches to include airborne, surface and undersea mission sets.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Coordinate directly with internal and external leadership, both technical and programmatic
    • Translate customer concepts into achievable physical and digital systems
    • Define system trades, then recommend and implement strategies to down select approaches for EW solutions based on mission understanding
    • Be willing and able to act as the technical authority for the program
    • Understand domain-specific limitations and expectations for mission success
    • This position requires up to 80% on-site work in the Linthicum/Baltimore, Maryland campus and the ability to pass an enhanced security review.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Microelectronics, Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or closely related technical major with 14 years of relevant experience; 12 years with an MS; 9 years with PhD and an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • 4+ years of experience in technical leadership for RF/EW systems, focused on successfully delivering systems to customer(s)
    • 8+ years of experience in RF/EW applications, including model development/application in Matlab, Python, and/or C/C++, tracking, algorithm integration and development
    • 6+ years of experience in RF, ES and/or EA applications
    • 8+ years of experience in developing and implementing novel systems
    • Excellent communication skills for both in-person and written content
    • Experience engaging directly with internal and external technical and programmatic representatives
    • Outstanding problem solving and troubleshooting skills
    • Willingness and ability to work onsite and more than 80% within a closed area at the Baltimore campus
    • Ability to assimilate new concepts quickly and independently
    • US Citizenship required
    • Active Secret Clearance and SAP accesses prior to starting

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated history of personnel development and successful team engagement
    • Interest in and track record of providing successful mentorship
    • Ability to work across multiple geographically separated campuses
    • Familiarity with RF sensing modalities
    • Top Secret, SCI, and/or SAP accesses

    As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
    • 401k
    • Educational Assistance
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
    • Paid Time Off
    • Health & Wellness Resources
    • Employee Discounts

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    This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

    *This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain/maintain DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access (SAP) prior to starting.

    Salary Range: $157,500 - $236,300

    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.