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Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems 3 in Bethpage, New York

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, Radar Systems Engineering Group, Bethpage, NY is seeking a Systems Engineer 3 to fill roles on multiple radar system programs.

As the lead developer of radars for some of the most advanced systems in the U.S. arsenal, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a world leader in advanced radar systems and design. These include radars for the F-22, Joint Strike Fighter,

F-16, B-1B, AWACS, MESA, G/ATOR and UAV systems such as Global Hawk.

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

Candidate will be responsible for the development of sensor system modes, advanced signal- and data-processing algorithms, from mathematical/analytical derivation, through testing and verification using simulated and real sensor data.

Included are advanced techniques such as machine learning, adaptive signal processing, image processing, multiple hypothesis tracking, distributed resource management, data fusion, and statistical analysis of system performance using

sound systems engineering approaches.

The candidate will be required to develop system specifications derived from customer requirements. Responsibilities will include a degree of independent effort, and interaction with government customers. Duties will include design

documentation and review, reporting on progress, and presentations before management, colleagues, and customers.

Some travel required for meetings and program support, as well as test and evaluation of system performance during deployment. The candidate will also become involved with proposal writing in order to win new contracts.

Must be self-motivated, and have the ability to work independently to accomplish goals. Must be capable of understanding a complex problem, developing an approach to solve it, and implementing that approach.

Leveling Factors:

  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field.

  • General knowledge of other related disciplines

  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources

  • Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) such as Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related discipline with at least 5 Years or professional experience; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.

  • Proficiency with engineering programming languages (e.g. C/C++, MATLAB, Python) and Microsoft Office suite (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

  • Analytic problem solving skills with the ability to proficiently use computer tools to code algorithms and process data.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance or higher (US Citizenship required)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in digital-signal processing, spectral estimation, and adaptive signal processing.

  • Experience with radar systems, particularly: mode design and development and/or signal and data processing.

  • Experience with techniques associated multiple target tracking (e.g. Kalman filtering, multiple hypothesis logic) and multisensory data association and fusion.

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Job Category : Engineering