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Consulting Engineer Electrical

Job Description
Consulting Electrical Engineer and technical lead for Millimeter-wave (MMW) and other active radar systems
Diagnose MMW issues, analyze MMW data, evaluate MMW signal processing algorithms and hardware
Critically review, implement and test new signal processing and image processing techniques and algorithms

Provide and implement technical solutions to MMW system problems
Grow into position as MMW technical lead / representative
Interact with other MMW experts and senior engineers
Help coordinate issue resolution between various engineering disciplines
Analyze MMW data,evaluate MMW performance and support MMW flight data analysis
Identify MMW signal processing algorithm and hardware issues a they arise
Help troubleshoot and diagnose MMW production issues at subsystem and RF processor levels
Improve production MMW subsystem tests and procedures
Grow into signal and image processing algorithm design subject matter expert (SME)
Grow into automatic target recognition (ATR), pattern recognition and classification SME
In-depth understanding and application of radar technical expertise.
Good understanding of detector theory and detection algorithms.
Ability to determine causes of MMW system issues, both software and hardware, as well as provide solutions.
Independently determines and develops technical objectives of assignments.
Innovative problem solving.
Demonstrated experience in the development and production of radar systems.
Works with minimal direction.
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 20 years' experience or an MS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 15 years' experience; or PhD in Engineering or Physics and at lease 10 years' experience
  • Excellent understanding of radar or RF systems and their algorithms.
  • Skills in programming: Matlab required.
  • Ability to obtain Secret security clearance required (US citizenship required)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a radar-related industry preferred
  • DoD contractor experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Software-Defined Radio (SDR) and Electronic Protection (EP) / Electronic Warfare (EW) preferred.
  • Good understanding of classification and pattern recognition techniques preferred.
  • Good understanding of Automatic Target Recognition techniques preferred.
  • Current/active DoD Secret security level clearance preferred.
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.
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