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Northrop Grumman Principal Electronics Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Principal Electronics Engineer - UHF Radio to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at our Manned Aircraft Design Center in Melbourne, FL.

The UHF Radio Engineer will be responsible for performing analysis, specifications development, integration, test, and supplier management of avionics flight hardware. Design experience is a plus. Specific tasks include writing specifications, analysis and evaluation of existing COTS/MOTS design/design concept, test procedures, interface with suppliers, performing analysis/testing and generating test reports. Knowledge of DOORs, UHF MUOS waveform, MIL-STD-1553, and ARINC 429 is a plus. Will also be performing research/analysis of existing COTS equipment, working with Systems Engineering to develop requirements, supplier technical interface to oversee design, design reviews and support program reviews to ensure supplier products meet requirements. Preferred experience includes performing ground and flight test of airborne or space navigation electronics. Experience with systems integration is a plus. Experience with integration of COTS electronics into military systems is a plus.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of electronics engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of electronics engineering experience.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance with the ability to obtain a DOD Interim Secret level security clearance prior to start.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain additional Program Special Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.

  • A current active in-scope DoD Secret or higher security clearance.

  • Experience with RF and/or communication and navigation equipment systems.

  • Experience with avionic CNI systems which includes Controls and Displays, Communications, Navigation, Surveillance, Data Links, and Cabin Management Systems.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and technical writing skills.

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Job Category : Engineering