Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer 3 or 4 in Cincinnati, Ohio

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 cleared or clearable Systems Engineers for a critical role in our Systems Engineering Group as key contributors to the successful completion of projects. Professionals who want to solve the puzzles that make a difference to our nation's security.

Systems Engineers are focused on supporting the design and implementation of low SWAP sensor systems. This position requires significant experience in one or more of the following:

System Architecture

Modeling and simulation

Requirements derivation & flow down

Leading system and/or subsystem design

Significant technical contribution in RF/hardware, DSP design, RF communication, RF collection, and/or EW programs.

System integration testing

Verification and Validation

Typical teams are 5-10 people and require our engineers to have diverse skillsets that apply to the entire lifecycle of a program. This position allows the candidate to have direct contact with our end customers and end operators of our products that allows for pragmatic and early feedback from the user community during the design process. The campus has a wide range of products spanning multiple technologies such as SIGINT sensors, low SWAP

communication transceivers, EW products, EO/IR, and chemical/biological sensors. A demonstrated track record developing technical solutions with ingenuity and creativity is expected.

MSRAD

This position can be filled at a Level 3 or Level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • 5 years' engineering experience with Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Science or related discipline OR 3 years' engineering experience with Masters in Electrical Engineering, Science or related discipline OR 0 years' engineering experience with PhD in Electrical Engineering, Science or related discipline

  • This position requires significant experience in one or more of the following:

  • System Architecture

  • Modeling and simulation

  • Requirements derivation & flow down

  • Leading system and/or subsystem design

  • Significant technical contribution in RF/hardware, DSP design, RF communication, RF collection, and/or EW programs.

  • System integration testing

  • Verification and Validation

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance is require

Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

  • 9 years' engineering experience with Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Science or related discipline OR 7 years' engineering experience with Masters in Electrical Engineering, Science or related discipline OR 4 years' engineering experience with PhD in Electrical Engineering, Science or related discipline

  • This position requires significant experience in one or more of the following:

  • System Architecture

  • Modeling and simulation

  • Requirements derivation & flow down

  • Leading system and/or subsystem design

  • Significant technical contribution in RF/hardware, DSP design, RF communication, RF collection, and/or EW programs.

  • System integration testing

  • Verification and Validation

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Master's / PhD in relevant field

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