Electrical Systems Simulation EngineerLinthicum, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

The Engineering Environment Development & Support (EEDS) Simulation and Analysis team provides coast to coast support to engineering and manufacturing organizations within Northrop Grumman and is looking to augment its Electrical CAD/CAM team with another member.

The successful candidate needs to demonstrate strong leadership characteristics and be a self-starter who operates at a high level with little direction or oversight. They possess the will to learn new technical concepts, think outside the box, and be open to learning, training, and developing SME level expertise where it did not exist before! We also looking for someone with analytical skills, a service-oriented mindset, strong communications skills, and attention to detail. The ideal candidate has experience with ECAD/RF tools such as Keysight ADS, ANSYS EM Suite, Microwave Office, CST Time Domain Analyzer, FEKO, Hyperlynx, Valydate, Saber etc. as well as scripting experience.

The role requires regular interface with engineers, management, and the development of processes for large groups of users.

This position does require candidates that have experience with ECAD/RF tools such as Keysight ADS, ANSYS EM Suite, Microwave Office, CST Time Domain Analyzer, FEKO. Hyperlynx, Valydate, Saber, etc. as well as scripting experience.

The position is located in Linthicum, MD. Work arrangement will be on-site, hybrid, with an option for full time telecommuting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide exemplary customer service via Service Now Help Desk tickets for sponsored tools and applications

  • Maintain tool road map up to date with current and historical application release information

  • Package and customize application installation packages from vendors to be deployed in the software store for customer use

  • Develop SME level expertise to assist in training and use of sponsored tools.

  • Engage with user base to determine areas for improvement and customer needs.

  • Apply engineering techniques and analytical methods to make recommendations for improvements and provide information and assistance to end-users.

  • Support multiple projects concurrently based on priority and criticality.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Engineer/Level 2: Associate's degree and 4 years of experience OR Bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant professional experience OR Master's degree and 1 years of experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.

  • Familiar with ECAD tools such as Keysight ADS, ANSYS EM Suite, Microwave Office, CST Time Domain Analyzer, FEKO. Hyperlynx, Valydate, Saber, etc.

  • General software coding skills and experience

  • Experience with electrical circuits and components with solid understanding of their functions.

  • Familiarity with board layout and construction/fabrication of electrical circuits.

  • Experience with developing and reviewing schematics.

  • General understanding of code constructs and the ability to effectively communicate knowledge to colleagues and stakeholders in a remote environment

  • Customer-centric; patience and solid communications skills in working with people in varying roles across the organization to resolve technical issues with Engineering tools.

  • Work and lead effectively within teams where other team members may be located throughout the country and influencing others to action who are not direct reports.

  • Ability to support multiple projects concurrently based on priority and criticality. Self-starter with the ability to independently resolve issues and deliver results.

  • Experience with MS Office 365 tools, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Teams.

  • US Citizenship is required for this position, in addition to the ability to obtain a Secret clearance following hire.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Significant Experience with RF/ECAD Tools as listed above.

  • Proficiency with Python programming language.

  • Experience with Linux and Windows scripting.

  • Recognized go-to person/problem-solver.

  • Exhibits leadership traits or as functioned as a peer or team lead in the past.

  • Proven track record providing end user technical support

  • Project management

Salary Range: $70,100 - $105,100

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