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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal RF Terminal Engineer - Top Secret - NGSpace in Dulles, Virginia



At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Space designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

The candidate will deploy, test, maintain, and troubleshoot satellite ground stations. This will include local and remote-site field work. Travel is required to domestic and international sites. Interface with engineering development team to perform independent regression testing and formal validation of new system configurations and capabilities. Develop and maintain a communications system test-bed and lab environment. Identify shortcomings and potential enhancements and propose practical solutions that improve the lab's functionality and utility to the development team. Provide hands-on, practical training of satellite ground station equipment to users.

Job Category : Engineering