Northrop Grumman RF Microwave Design Engineer 2/3 in Linthicum, Maryland

At Northrop Grumman Corporation, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

NGC is seeking engineers with experience in Electronic Packaging Design and Verification. Engineer will have opportunity to work in an environment that produces cutting edge products containing advanced integrated circuits and materials. The electrical design engineerwill support multichip module design and verification tasks in a collaborative work environment.

Tasks include: design of mixed signal packaging, development of various integrated circuits and components, EM simulation, collaboration with mechanical and materials engineering, fabrication and assembly follow, test development and support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaboration with System and subsystem architect leads

  • Creation of RF and DC budgets

  • Performing trade studies

  • Interface development

  • Derivation of device requirements

  • Sensitivity analysis

  • Electrical test plans

  • Data collection and analysis

  • Production product support

Engineer shall coordinate with mechanical design, integrated circuit design, thermal analysts, supply chain, and lab technicians in order to execute design tasks.

This is a Dual Level Requisition and candidates will be considered for both levels based on the Basic Qualifications below.

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Basic Qualifications for RF Microwave Design 2:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineeringor equivalentSTEMdegree with2 years of industry experience in RF Microwave Design

-Active Secret Clearance Required.

Experience with the Following Design Tools and Performance Parameters:

  • Electromagnetic Modeling: HFSS

-Data Programming / Manipulation Software (ie Matlab)

  • Advanced Design System: ADS-Keysight

  • Schematic Creation Tools

  • Noise Figure, Third Order Intercept,

  • Instantaneous Bandwidth, Phase Noise

  • Return Loss, Filtering techniques

Basic Qualifications for RF Microwave Design 3:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineeringor equivalentSTEMdegree with5 years of industry experience in RF Microwave Design or a Master's Degree with 3 years of industry experience.

Experience with the Following Design Tools and Performance Parameters:

  • Electromagnetic Modeling: HFSS

-Data Programming / Manipulation Software (ie Matlab)

  • Advanced Design System: ADS-Keysight

  • Schematic Creation Tools

  • Noise Figure, Third Order Intercept,

  • Instantaneous Bandwidth, Phase Noise

  • Return Loss, Filtering techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

-Good understanding of mixed signal printed wiring board materials and manufacturing processes is desired.

  • Basic knowledge of various packaging techniques and operating environments and the design opportunities and challenges they bring.For example, flip chip, QFN, Hermetic packaging

  • Basic knowledge of various Integrated Circuit processes. For example, SiGe, GaN, GaAs, and InP.

-Experience with common RF laboratory equipment such as spectrum analyzers, signal generators, power meters, etc. is desired.

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