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Northrop Grumman Sr. Staff RF/ Radar Systems Engineer in Linthicum, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has an opening for a Senior Staff RF/ Radar Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Linthicum/ Baltimore, MD.

As a Sr Staff Radar Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation

What You'll get to Do:

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.

Qualified candidates will have opportunities to incorporate advanced techniques such as machine learning, adaptive signal processing, image processing and understanding, multiple hypothesis tracking, distributed resource management, graphbased methods, data fusion, and statistical analysis of system performance.

Roles & Responsibilities:

RF/Radar Systems Engineers work with a team to perform advanced system and algorithm development using established systems engineering approaches. Based on detailed trade studies and requirements analysis, our engineers develop modern solutions to satisfy current system requirements as well as future challenges and 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

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline with 18+ years of systems engineering experience (related to job description) 16+ years with a Master's Degree or 13+ years with a PhD.

  • 10 or more years direct experience in radar, electronic warfare or RF sensor systems engineering

  • Demonstrates broad technical expertise including multiple patents/disclosures/relevant technical awards or external publications/presentations or internal presentations for the benefit of fellow employees as well as program-related documents and publications.

  • Professional hands on experience in radar/COMMS/SIGINT signal processing

  • Current/Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current/Active DoD Top Secret Clearance.

  • Master's Degree or higher in EE, Physics, Mathematics, or a related discipline with significant work in radar signal processing.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering