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Northrop Grumman Principal Communications Systems Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division:

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Principal Communications Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

The Principal Communications Systems Engineer will support architecture trades, design analysis, and performance modeling through computer simulation. This individual will provide systems engineering support to hardware developments for space, and ground systems utilizing state-of-the-art antenna, RF, digital, and microelectronics technologies. Project roles span all phases of product development cycle, from new business acquisition, and IRAD/ technology development to established programs delivering integrated hardware and software systems. Systems engineering activities include system architecture design, trade studies, specification development, requirement definition and allocation, performance analysis and simulation; system modeling and simulation tool development, and support to hardware design, manufacturing, integration and test.

Essential experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Communication systems

  • RF and digital hardware design

  • Baseband and digital signal processing

  • Waveform design

  • Signal detection and estimation

  • Synchronization theory

  • Networking

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 5 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment ORMasters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 3 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR aDoctorate of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field.

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science

  • Candidates have completed relevant coursework in Communication Theory and Digital Signal Processing

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

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

  • Active DoD Secret

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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