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RF Microwave Design Engineer/ Principal RF Microwave Design Engineer at Northrop Grumman

RF Microwave Design Engineer/ Principal RF Microwave Design Engineer

Northrop Grumman Baltimore, MD Full-Time
$78,600 - $118,000/Year
Requisition ID: R10080791
Category: Engineering
Location: Baltimore, MD, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 4

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Missions Systems is seeking experienced engineers in the following areas: Antennas, Electromagnetics, Computational Electromagnetics, RF/Microwave design and Software development. The RF Microwave Design Engineer will join a team working toward advanced optimization algorithms that leverage high -fidelity Computational Electromagnetic (CEM)-based simulations. Responsibilities may include algorithm development, software maintenance, performance modeling, GUI & Control development, and more. Experienced applicants will have experience with high-fidelity CEM-based simulations, mixed fidelity techniques (high frequency to full wave methods), time domain methods.

In addition, this candidate should have demonstrated familiarity/technical ability/leadership and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

Active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs)

Highly integrated subsystems including antenna hardware

Reflectors, Reflect Arrays, Digital Beam Forming

Antenna/RF Performance Analysis

Computational Electromagnetics, Statistics

Antenna or Subsystem Control Design

Antenna Measurements and Data Reduction

Antenna range integration, test, and system integration

Subsystem requirements (hardware and software) derivation, flow-down, and configuration

Familiarity working with embedded real time software and digital systems

Familiarity with firmware development tool suites including Quartus and Vivado

Comfortable creating test support applications and tools using MATLAB, python, etc

High frequency methods, Physical Optics

Finite Element Method

Integral Equation Method

Experience with agile software development methodologies including Scrum and Kanban

Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite, Git

The Engineering RF Microwave Design positions require the candidates to have the ability to obtain and maintain at least a Secret Clearance per business requirements. An active Secret or higher clearance is a plus!

Basic Qualification RF Microwave Design Engineer:

Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline with 2 years of experience in the areas described in the job description. 0 years of experience with a Master's Degree.

Ability to Obtain and Maintain and Active Secret Clearance

Basic Qualification Principal RF Microwave Design Engineer:

Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline with 5 years of experience in the areas described in the job description. 3 years of experience with a Master's Degree and/or 0 years of experience with a PhD.

Ability to Obtain and Maintain and Active Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:


Experience using MATLAB

Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $96,900 USD - $145,300 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 [ Link removed ] />
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 [ Link removed ] U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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