Northrop Grumman RF Electronics Engineer 2 in Cincinnati, Ohio

RF Electronics Engineer 2

Join the Northrop Grumman Xetron, part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. At Xetron, we design systems that science fiction writers can only dream up; they're just that cool!

Northrop Grumman Xetron is a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation that is located in Cincinnati Ohio. Xetron is a rare example of an organization with a small business culture that is operating collaboratively with its larger business parent entity.This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You'll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with the new guy and learning from the genius next to you at the donut table. Remember when you were excited about getting to work because the challenge of the problem, the importance of the solution and the fun you had with your team? Xetron is that kind of place!

We are seeking a cleared or clearable RF Electronics Engineer for a critical role in our growing Hardware Engineering Group as a contributor to the successful completion of projects. Professionals who want to solve the puzzles that make a difference to our nation's security.

Candidates will be responsible for researching and designing RF circuits that go into receiver front ends and transmitters. These may include low noise amplifiers, filters, up and down converters, power amplifiers and possibly power conversion circuitry. The responsibility for any RF circuit will include initial research/design to schematic capture and layout of the circuits, board level testing, integration into the overall system, support of system level testing, and support in the manufacturing of the product for final delivery to a customer. Support of board and system level testing will involve the support or writing of test plans and procedures. Must have good troubleshooting skills.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience

  • Working knowledge of RF test equipment

  • Working knowledge of simulation tools such as ADS and HFSS

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS security clearance

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Proficient with RF test equipment

  • Proficient with simulation tools such as ADS, HFSS, and MATLAB

This position offers the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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