Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer 4 in San Diego, California

At the Communications Business Unit of the Airborne C4ISR Systems division of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems located in San Diego, California, we deliver complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio and electronic warfare product applications to enable networked communications. As part of the corporation's business focus area on Communications, we are the equipment providers. Our team of communication systems experts is developing next-generation ground radios for land forces, and our Electronic Warfare subject matter experts are creating the next generation of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) countermeasures to keep our soldiers safe when in harm's way.

The Systems Engineer (SE) will support a team by leading and performing: technical planning; system design and analysis; requirements development; and the allocation and communication of system requirements to hardware, software, and integration & test. This SE performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. This SE will be a lead contributor on our strong SE team, working to ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer and product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

Basic Qualifications:

US citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Bachelor's Degree in a traditional STEM discipline from an accredited institution

Engineering Experience: 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; or 4 Years with PhD

Recent experience with one element of modern RF communications (RF, Digital, Analog or Network)

Experience with deriving hardware and software requirements

Experience with design, development, testing and system integration

Expertise in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project)

Understanding of DOORS

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

Current, Active DoD Clearance

Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics degree

Excellent written and communication skills

Ability to work independently and within groups

Knowledge of RF/Digital circuitry

Proficiency with test equipment (e.g. signal generators, scopes, analyzers, power meters)

Experience with Data Link communications and networks

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.