Northrop Grumman Engineer Electronics 4 in San Diego, California

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The Electronics and Payload Directorate is seeking a Radar Responsible Engineer located in San Diego, California.

The qualified applicant will support the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) program. As part of your assignment, you will work with internal and external organizations for integration, test, production selloff, and product sustainment of an advanced SAR and GMTI enabled Radar system.

The Responsible Engineer will research, design, develop, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.

Essential Functions:

Prepare Flight Test Requests for test events.

Prepare documents for Government authorization allowing Northrop Grumman to modify military test aircraft for specific flight testing of hardware and software.

Plan and execute radar flight test activities and disposition anomalies.

Evaluate flight test performance and prepare test reports.

Provide technical support to the subcontract management team.

Support post flight test data reduction and disseminate flight test products to subcontractors for development, integration, analysis, and verification.

When necessary, engage in maintenance and repair activities for existing developmental radars and their special test equipment.

Participate in periodic meetings with customer, subcontractors, and partners spanning multiple disciplines such as test, systems engineering, software, air vehicle, quality, data management, and product support.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of Aerospace experience OR Master's Degree in STEM and 7 years of Aerospace engineering experience or a PHD and 4 years of Aerospace Experience.

  • Experience with Radar.

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

  • An active in-scope DoD Secret Clearance or higher.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of programming and experience in C, C++, MATLAB or Python.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently under limited direction within the scope of an assignment and use independent judgment in determining methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria.

  • Ability to travel to customer/subcontract locations

  • Participate in integration and flight test events.

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics.

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Job Category : Engineering