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Northrop Grumman Consulting Engineer - Research Development & Technical Lead (Anti-Radiation Homing (ARH)) in Northridge, California

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking a Consulting Engineer - Research Development & Technical Lead (Anti-Radiation Homing (ARH)) to join an extremely talented team in our Northridge, CA location.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop and implement technical solutions to ARH system problems

• Grow into position as ARH technical lead / representative

• Interact with other ARH experts and senior engineers

• Help coordinate issue resolution between various engineering disciplines

• Analyze ARH data, evaluate ARH performance and support ARH flight data analysis

• Identify ARH signal processing algorithm and hardware issues as they arise

• Help troubleshoot and diagnose ARH production issues at subsystem and RF processor levels

• Improve production ARH subsystem tests and procedures

• Grow into signal and image processing algorithm design subject matter expert (SME)

• Grow into advanced direction-finding techniques subject matter expert (SME)

• Ability to determine causes of ARH system issues, both software and hardware, as well as provide solutions

• Independently determines and develops technical objectives of assignments

• Innovative problem solving

• Works with minimal direction

Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available for this position.


Basic Qualifications:

• BS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 20 years' experience; or an MS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 18 years' experience; or PhD in Engineering or Physics and at least 15 years' experience

• Excellent understanding of radar or RF systems and their algorithms

• In-depth understanding and application of radar technical expertise

• Good understanding of detector theory and detection algorithms

• Skills in programming: Matlab/Python required

• Ability to obtain DoD Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Radar-related industry experience

• DoD contractor experience

• Knowledge of Software-Defined Radio (SDR) and Electronic Protection(EP)/Electronic Warfare(EW)

• Good understanding of advanced direction-finding techniques

• Good understanding of Automatic Target Recognition techniques

• Experience leading a radar/sensor team

• Active secret security clearance

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering