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Northrop Grumman Principal / Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer (Active Radar Homing) in Northridge, California

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems designs, builds, and delivers space, defense, and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems, and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems, and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking a Principal/Senior Principal Electrical Engineer (Active Radar Homing) to provide talent to our Advanced Weapons (AW) group in Northridge, CA .

Job Description

• Principle Electrical Engineer and support for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) Anti-Radiation Homing (ARH, passive radar) system algorithm development

• Help provide new ARH receiver and software system troubleshooting as well as original ARH receiver production diagnosing of ARH issues that arise

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Implement, test, and verify ARH algorithms developed for the new AARGM receiver

• Provide and implement technical solutions to ARH system problems

• Interact with senior engineering personnel on technical matters

• Analyze ARH data and support ARH flight data analysis

• Help coordinate issue resolution between various engineering disciplines

• Improve production ARH subsystem tests and procedures when needed

• Organize and contribute to completion of test and evaluation tasks

This position can be filled at a Principal (T03) or Sr. Principal (T04) level. Basic qualifications for each level are listed below.

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

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Principal (T03) are:

• BS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 5 years' experience OR MS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 3 years in a radar or lidar related industry, or Ph.D in Engineering or Physics.

• Excellent understanding of radar or RF systems.

• In-depth understanding and application of radar technical expertise.

• Knowledge of RF processor board evaluation, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and oscilloscope.

• Matlab programming experience.

• Must be able to work with minimal direction.

• Independently determines and develops technical objectives of assignments.

• Innovative problem solving skills.

• Ability to obtain secret security clearance; US citizenship required.

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal (T04) are:

• BS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 9 years' experience OR MS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 7 years in a radar or lidar related industry, or Ph.D in Engineering or Physics.

• Excellent understanding of radar or RF systems.

• In-depth understanding and application of radar technical expertise.

• Knowledge of RF processor board evaluation, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and oscilloscope.

• Matlab programming experience.

• Must be able to work with minimal direction.

• Independently determines and develops technical objectives of assignments.

• Innovative problem solving skills.

• Ability to obtain secret security clearance; US citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• M.S. degree.

• DoD contractor experience.

• C++ programming experience.

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

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