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RF/ Radar Systems Engineer 5

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, Systems Engineering Group, is seeking an RF/ RadarSystems Engineer 5 to fill roles on multiple programs.

As the lead developer of radars, COMMS, and SIGINT for some of the most advanced systems in the U.S. arsenal, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a world leader in advanced sensor systems and design. These include radars for the F-22, Joint Strike Fighter, F-16, B-1B, AWACS, MESA, G/ATOR and UAV systems such as Global Hawk.
Position Summary / Responsibilities:
Work with a team to perform advanced system and algorithm development using sound systems engineering approaches. Based on detailed trade studies and requirements analysis, develop modern solutions to satisfy current system requirements as well as future challenges. Perform functions involved in all aspects of design which can include:
  • Investigating new algorithms to advance the state of the art in signal processing and sensor design
  • Developing detailed simulations of algorithms and systems for design verification or to enable operational software development
  • Designing sensor modes which satisfy requirements and maximize sensor performance
  • Collecting and analyzing data from laboratory or flight tests
  • Formally verifying solution meets requirements
Opportunities to incorporate advanced techniques such as machine learning, adaptive signal processing, image processing and understanding, multiple hypothesis tracking, distributed resource management, graph-based methods, data fusion, and statistical analysis of system performance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor'sDegree or higher inPhysics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline with14+ years of systems engineering experience (related to job description)12+ years with a Master's Degree or9+ years with a PhD.
  • Professional hands on experience in radar/COMMS/SIGINT signal processing
  • Strong systems engineering knowledge to include demonstrated professional aptitude such as the award of patents, trade secrets, and/or presenting at technical conferences, etc.
  • Current/ActiveDoDSecret Clearance or higher.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current/Active DoD Top Secret Clearance.
  • Master's Degree or higher in EE, Physics, Mathematics, or a related discipline with significant work in radar signal processing.

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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