Northrop Grumman RF Hardware Design Engineer 3 or 4 in Cincinnati, Ohio

RF Hardware Design Engineer 3 or 4

Join the Northrop Grumman Xetron, part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. At Xetron, we design systems that science fiction writers can only dream up; they're just that cool!

Northrop Grumman Xetron is a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation that is located in Cincinnati Ohio. Xetron is a rare example of an organization with a small business culture that is operating collaboratively with its larger business parent entity.This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You'll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with the new guy and learning from the genius next to you at the donut table. Remember when you were excited about getting to work because the challenge of the problem, the importance of the solution and the fun you had with your team? Xetron is that kind of place!

We are seeking a cleared or clearable RF Design Engineer for a critical role in our growing RF Hardware Design Group as key a contributor to the successful completion of projects. Professionals who want to solve the puzzles that make a difference to our nation's security.

Candidate should be able to research, design, develop, and test a variety of RF circuits including amplifiers, filters, mixers, up and down converters, and modulators/demodulators. These circuits would be developed into final products while interfacing with engineers in other disciplines. Would be able to help guide and determine technical direction of programs using advanced technical principles, theories and concepts and would be involved in the development of new principles and concepts. Candidate would be a self-starter, with minimal oversight needed to complete assignments. Candidate would be able to handle complex technical issues and resolve them in new and innovative ways. Candidate would act as an advisor to senior level engineers on advanced technical research studies and applications. Should be proficient with the setup and use of RF test equipment. Would have extensive working knowledge of simulation tools such as ADS, Microwave Office, HFSS, and MATLAB. Would be beneficial if candidate had knowledge in the following technologies: SIGINT 3 position requires candidates to have the ability to obtain and maintain a top secret security clearance.

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This position can be filled at a Level 3 or Level 4 .

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and 5 years' of relevant experience OR a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and 3 years' of relevant experience or a PhD in Electrical Engineering and 0 years of relevant experience

  • Proficient with simulation tools such as ADS, HFSS, and MATLAB

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and 9 years' of relevant experience OR a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and 7 years' of relevant experience or a PhD in Electrical Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience

  • Proficient with simulation tools such as ADS, HFSS, and MATLAB

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Active Top Secret security clearance

This position offers the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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