Northrop Grumman Engineer RF Microwave Design 3 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

The Land & Avionics C4ISR Division (LACD), located in the North Chicago suburbs, develops operational Electronic Warfare (EW) and targeting systems that provide situational awareness, self-protection, and offensive electronic attack capability to platforms across the spectrum from visible light IR to millimeter wave RF.

By joining us, you'll work on projects that help safeguard our nation related to land forces, rotary wing survivability systems, international and U.S. military electronic warfare systems, communications systems, missile warning systems

(MWS), and sensors, infrared countermeasure systems (IRCM), automatic test equipment, modeling and simulation, and situational awareness programs. The Hardware Engineering organization plays a key role in developing these solutions.

The RF/Analog Electrical Engineer role involves full life-cycle product development from system concept and requirements through design, production, verification, and field support while working in integrated product teams spanning Engineering, Manufacturing, and Program Management.

RF/Analog subsystem and circuit card designs utilize the latest MMIC and discrete device technologies from all major vendors including internal Northrop Grumman designed devices, Electro-Optical (EO) circuitry, controls, detectors and data converters.

As an RF/Analog Electrical Engineer, you will join our diverse team and be responsible for research, design, development of signal conversion and analog/mixed signal products. Your expertise in RF, mixed signal, and/or Electro-Optical component design and analysis, modeling and simulation, and circuit level design and test are desired for this position.

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Basic Qualifications:

Minimum5 years of electronics design experience with a Bachelor Degree in STEM or3 years of electronics design experience witha Master degree inSTEM.

RF/Analog circuit design experience, including schematic capture through test and integration

Hands-on prototyping and debug experience testing complex RF subsystems, such as complex circuit card development

involving amplifiers, mixers, control systems, ADCs, DACs, and/or phase lock loops

Demonstrated ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into hardware requirements, design,

and test specifications

Familiarity with documentation, revision control and review systems similar to DOORS, ClearCase, and ClearQuest

Proven skills to include: communicating with all levels of an organization internally and externally, adaptable, creative,

collaborative and also comfortable working independently and enjoys solving difficult problems

US Citizen and ability to obtain government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum 7 years of RF and/or mixed signal electronics design experience

Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare systems

Recent circuit card design experience utilizing circuit-related tools including Cadence Concept, Allegro, and/or Mentor

DxDesigner, Expedition

Experience with Advanced Design System (ADS) and MatLab modeling tools

Experience with SPICE modeling tools

Current Secret or Top 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.