Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Electronically Scanned Array Systems Engineer in Baltimore, Maryland

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air, land, sea and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • As an embedded member of the antenna sub-system Integrated Product Team, serve as the primary technical liaison between the customer/systems team and the hardware (HW) design teams

  • Maintain awareness of the key and driving requirements, how the design meets those requirements, and ensure that interface definitions are conformed to or updated proactively.

  • Assist the systems team in the creation and maintenance of requirements derived from the system level to the array component level including traceability to manufacturing process and screening test requirements.

  • Lead verification and sell-off planning as required for design updates / new technology insertions.

  • Maintain awareness of the factory flow and work with the HW design team to track and resolve any issues. If an root-cause corrective action (RCCA) investigation is performed, this person would be the SEIT representative for the RCCA.

  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

  • Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline with 9 years of related experience, (7 years with a Masters, 4 years with a PhD)

  • 7+ years' RF design experience including antenna component modeling and simulation

  • Active DoDTop Secret security clearance with SAP eligibility

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 12+ years RF design experience

  • Experience modeling system performance using the radar range equation

  • Radar system concept of operation with experience with associated system LRUs (REX, Processor, etc)

  • Experience in antenna range test and system integration

  • Power supply / conversion design experience

  • Experience with requirements management using DOORS 9.6 / NextGen

  • Experience with descriptive modeling using UML/SysML in IBM Rhapsody (or equivalent)

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