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Northrop Grumman Communications NG Fellow 1 in San Diego, California

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.

The Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Sector with the San Diego Autonomous Design Center of Excellence (AD COE) is seeking a Tech Fellow Engineer to join its growing and changing team!

The Tech Fellow for Advanced Communications (UAS) will be a technical leader in delivering innovative and effective ground and airborne mission and UAS control communication solutions for our system operators' current and emerging missions by utilizing industry leading processes and tools.

From the legacy Global Hawk to new platforms, NGAS systems are used by US and International customers in operations all around the worldevery day. Our team of Engineers and Technicians are continually expanding mission capabilities by developing and delivering products such as: avionics and airborne payloads, UAS ground stations, and integrated and deployed networks with advanced digital secure communications.

This job code is reserved for recognized experts in a technical field.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong people and technical leadership skills, with excellent 2-way communication and has previously demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills.

  • Exhibit an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness. Apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts. Viewed as expert within the field. Able to communicate effectively at the highest levels. Viewed as expert in field within the corporation.

  • Design research and develop highly advanced new applications resulting in new product/business opportunities for the company.

  • Serve as consultant to top management in long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancements

  • Serves as the leader of a key technology on a program or multiple similar programs.

  • Is called upon to participate on unrelated programs or proposals requiring the area of technical expertise.

The leader is expected to set a vision and goals for the organization consistent with higher level guidance and achieve measurable progress toward those goals.

This is an appointed position; entry is available only through documented review and approval by executive engineering management.

This position will serve as a recognized expert in the technical field of avionics and communications and will be viewed as a technical leader by customers, peers and subordinates.

Location of position is at Rancho Bernardo, CA (San Diego). Position requires approximately 10-25% travel.

Qualifications :

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Minimum of 20+ Years of Aerospace or Defense Engineering Experience with Bachelors in Science; 18+ Years with Masters; 15+ Years with PhD

  • Progressive responsibilities in aerospace or defense industry

  • Possess technical discipline credibility to provide "backstop" support to programs as required on behalf of team members

  • Must have in scope Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years

  • Knowledge of systems engineering, communication systems, networks, and/or software development processes, procedures and work instructions required to support both management and engineering tasks

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Job Category : Engineering