Northrop Grumman Radiometric Systems Engineer 3 in Azusa, California

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 and having fun along the way.

Are you passionate about our mission to advance human discovery and preserve our freedom?

Northrop Grumman in Azusa, CA,needs a passionate and qualified Radiometric Systems Engineer for cutting-edge Overhead Persistent Infraredto perform key assignmentsdesigning and implementing several new payloads over the next several years. The position requires solid payload systems technical knowledge with experience in IR radiometric calibration, integration and test, and performance simulations. Technical understanding in payload operations and Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) mission are strongly recommended.

This is an exciting opportunity to join development work for future OPIR payloads. In this role you will be involved in efforts from concept to deployment forinnovative technology.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

  • 5 or more years of engineering experience in the design and testing of EO/IR payload systems

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance must be held and maintained. U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

  • Knowledge of and experience with the SBIRS Program

  • Familiarity with commonly used tools in both MS Windows & Unix environments

  • MATLAB experience

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearanceor SCI program access

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.