Princ Low Observable Antenna and Radome Design Engineer

Northrop Grumman - Beavercreek, OH

Full-time
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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman is currently recruiting a Principle Low Observable Antenna and Radome Design Engineerat our Dayton, OH location.

Job Description: Northrop Grumman is currently hiring electrical engineers for Conformal Antenna and Radome design at our Dayton, OH location. This position requires individual and team focused research, design, analysis, prototyping, test validation, and manufacturing support. Prior experience with Design for Manufacturability & Affordability is preferred. The ability to engage in Leadership and/or Systems Engineering roles is emphasized. Applicants must demonstrate prior working experience in Conformal Antenna and Radome Design, Low Observable (LO) / RCS reduction techniques. Design and Analysis will include industry standard software packages, along with a host of proprietary software tools. Regular communication with management staff and customers, along with Integrated Product Team (IPT) members is expected to be successful. Plan and assist hardware validation using standard microwave test equipment and techniques including vector network analyzer (VNA) and anechoic chambers for antenna gain / pattern and RCS.

Minimum Requirements:
Active Secret Clearance or ability to obtain (Requires US Citizenship)
BS Electrical Engineering (with 7yrs exp), 5yrs exp with MS, or 2yrs exp with PhD
Solid background in electromagnetics
Relevant experience in the aerospace industry, with design in survivable antenna and radome applications
Working experience with EM analysis tools (e.g. HFSS, FEKO, PMM, XPATCH, RAM2D)
Knowledgeable of Electromagnetic Material properties
Working experience with test and evaluation of microwave devices; utilizing RF test equipment such as a Vector Network Analyzer (VNA)
Familiar Gain / RCS measurements and data processing
Ability to develop product designs independently and cooperatively in a team setting, and verify those designs through prototype fabrication and testing
Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience fostering and leading in a culture of continuous improvement
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Other Desired Capabilities:
Working experience within various anechoic test chambers

Project Leadership
Ability to create software algorithms for design, optimization, and data analysis using MATLAB
Familiar with common material measurements for the extraction of electrical properties
Knowledge of composite manufacturing processes
CEM analysis of large structures
Prior experience with the requirements of MIL-STD-461/462/464/810 and DO-160 is beneficial

Process:
Initial survey and phone interview(s) followed by on-site professional interview, including a presentation demonstrating stated capabilities. A background verification, including references supporting relevant work experience will be required.

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.

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Basic Qualifications:
Active Secret Clearance or ability to obtain (Requires US Citizenship)
BS Electrical Engineering (with 5yrs exp), 3yrs exp with MS, or 0yrs exp with PhD
Solid background in electromagnetics
Relevant experience in the aerospace industry, with design in survivable antenna and radome applications
Working experience with EM analysis tools (e.g. HFSS, FEKO, PMM, XPATCH, RAM2D)
Knowledgeable of Electromagnetic Material properties
Working experience with test and evaluation of microwave devices; utilizing RF test equipment such as a Vector Network Analyzer (VNA)

Preferred Qualifications:
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.