Northrop Grumman Payload Systems Engineering Lead - Staff Engineer Systems in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking aPayload Systems EngineeringLead, StaffEngineerSystems to work in Redondo Beach, California.

ThePayload Systems EngineeringLeadwill be responsible forpayload hardware comprised of multiple units.This individual will be responsible for overseeing payload and lower level requirements development, requirements allocation, technical design definition & performance analysis, subcontract technical management,payload I&T, verification, and sell-off. Role includes cost account schedule reporting and opportunities for direct management of junior engineers. Additional responsibilities include ECR dispositioning andstanding up the program CCB.

Essential experience in the following areas:

  • Communication systems

  • RF and digital hardware design

  • Baseband and digital signal processing

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and5+ years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR

  • Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and3+ years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR

  • Practical working experience with system architecture design, trade studies, and performance analysis and simulation

  • Technical experience with supporting hardware development utilizing antenna, RF, digital, and microelectronic technologies

  • Currently possess an Active SCI access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science

  • Completed relevant coursework in Communication Theory and Digital Signal Processing

  • Experience with baseband and digital signal processing, and waveform design

  • Possess strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Domain knowledge of prior program strongly desired

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