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Sr. Principal Engineer Systems Test

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Sr. PrincipalSystem Test to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Space Park, Redondo Beach, CA.
The selected candidate will develop, implement, and execute antenna test plans in a lab environment supporting various space, aircraft, and ground systems.
Essential Functions:
- Ensure consistency and quality antenna test plans/procedures
- Exercise and demonstrate leadership on leading antenna test team to accomplish project objective
- Troubleshooting testing issues and creating resolution plan
- Understanding of antenna testing fundamentals
- Understanding the raw data and have ability to post processing raw data as data report.
- Experience in configuring test bench and test facilities
- Experience with basic RF equipment such as PNA, spectrum analyzer, power meter.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.

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Basic Qualifications:

-Bachelors of Science in aSTEM discipline with 9+ years of engineering experience; or a STEM Master's degree with 7+ years of experience; or 4+ years of experience with a STEM PhD.
- Experience scripting such as VBA and Matlab
-Active in-scopeSCI or Top Secret clearance; or held an SCI or Top Secret clearance within the last 5 years.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Antenna Range operation experience is a plus
- Experience in troubleshooting antenna performance, link budget, and power budget generating
- Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
- Ability to follow process and procedures
- Active, In scope DoD Top Secret or SCI 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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