Northrop Grumman RF Systems Engineer 4 in Baltimore, Maryland

RF Systems Engineer 4

Requisition ID: 18007857

Location(s): United States-Maryland-Baltimore

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, Systems Engineering Group, is seeking an RF Systems Engineer 4 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.

MSBALTECM

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 designDeveloping detailed simulations of algorithms and systems for design verification or to enable operational software developmentDesigning sensor modes which satisfy requirements and maximize sensor performanceCollecting and analyzing data from laboratory or flight testsFormally verifying solution meets requirementsOpportunities 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.MSBALTECM

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or a similar technical discipline with 9 years of related experience (see job description) or 7 years with a Master's Degree, 4 years with a PhD.

  • Professional hands on experience in radar/COMMS/SIGINT signal processing, and systems engineering

  • Current/Active DoD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree including electives in radar signal processing.

  • Current/Active DoD Top Secret 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 statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: RF Systems Engineer 4

Location: Maryland-Baltimore

Requisition ID: 18007857