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Northrop Grumman RF Electronics Engineer 2/3 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for an RF Electronics Engineer and Principal RF Electronics Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals on the RF Antenna team. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The selected candidate will develop, implement, and execute antenna test plans in a lab environment supporting various space, aircraft, and ground systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrated fundamental theory and concept with design/analysis/testing of radio frequency (RF) and/or microwave antenna systems.

  • Fundamental in electromagnetic theory and electromagnetic analysis.

  • Practical design/analysis experience, innovative thinking, and familiarity with the state-of-the-art.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 2: A Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2+ years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment; or a STEM Master's Degree

  • Level 3: A Bachelor's of Science degree in a STEM discipline and 5+ years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment; or a STEM Master's Degree and 3+ years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment; or a STEM PhD. Degree

  • Experience scripting such as VBA and Matlab

  • The ability to obtain and maintain special program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Antenna Range operation experience is a plus

  • Experience in troubleshooting antenna performance, link budget, and power budget generating

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Ability to follow process and procedures

  • Active, In scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

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