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Northrop Grumman Principal Radar Engineer in San Diego, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for aPrincipal Radar Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals on a development program at the Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence located in San Diego, CA.

As a RadarEngineer you will working under general direction of the Radar Responsible Engineer.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a technical contributor on the Radar subsystem team.

  • Support trade studies and hardware selection.

  • Perform hardware and software integration tasks in a laboratory environment.

  • Perform Radar subsystem analysis and system performance trade studies.

  • Understand, derive and maintain applicable system and subsystem requirements.

  • Author and release technical documents.

  • Perform as a focal point for analyzing data from laboratory and flight tests, and support formally verifying solution meets requirements.

  • Average travel for this position is 25%



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and5 years of Engineering experience or3 years with a Master's Degree.

  • Experience working with Radar systems.

  • Must have current active in-scope DoD Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain Special Program Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree Engineering or related technical discipline

  • 5+ years of experience working with Radar and payload systems

  • Experience tracking parts and equipment and interfacing with Global Supply Chain.

  • Experience developing and presenting technical change packages.

  • Experience with managing tasks and schedule.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate across program level (management, chief engineers, engineers, and technical leads), and negotiate / integrate different viewpoints.

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