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.
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space work connects and protects millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
Northrop Grumman's Payload and Ground Systems Division is growing its Mission Analysis capability. We plan to do this by enlisting the support of several capable and driven engineers specializing in the analysis of satellite orbits to determine how best to achieve the mission objectives.
This position can be located either out of our BWI Campus in Linthicum, MD or Rolling Meadows Campus in Rolling Meadows, IL.
Design and implement custom signal processing algorithms
Research advancements in technology to provide cutting-edge solutions
Design and test algorithms using MATLAB, C, and other languages.
Analyze and optimize system performance
Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure program success
Work with other engineers to analyze complex problems and provide unique solutions
This position can be staffed a level 3 or 4, based on the basic qualifications below.
Level 3: Principal Engineer: Bachelor's in STEM field + 5 years of experience; Master's + 3 years of experience; or PhD
Level 4 : Sr Principal Engineer: Bachelor's in STEM field + 9years of experience; Master's + 7 years of experience; or PhD + 4 years of experience
Active and current TS/SCI Clearance
Experience in algorithm development or system modeling using Matlab, and/ or Python Experience
Understanding of RF/Radar Design and Link Budget Development and Analysis
5 to 10 years Space Systems experience
Masters in Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science, or Systems Engineering; or Mathematics or Physics, Aerospace
Active TS/SCI clearance
Strong Technical background in Systems Engineering or Electrical Engineering and familiar with algorithm development or system modeling
Experience in Matlab, System Modeling and Simulation or Python ExperienceRadar Design / RF experience
Experience with Link Budget Development and Analysis
Salary Range: $99,800 - $149,800
Salary Range 2: $123,800 - $185,800
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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.
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