Digital Hardware Engineer 1 (Alice Springs, AU)

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is currently seeking a qualified Digital Hardware Engineer looking to join a program hardware team located in Alice Springs, Australia. The hardware team requires individuals with basic digital communication experience who can work in a structured configuration control environment.

  • The selected candidate will be required to:
  • Know basic communication theory and be familiar with digital and analog modulation/demodulation techniques
  • Perform system, subsystem, unit and board-level troubleshooting and repair
  • Develop and modify procedures for alignment
  • Respond to system and subsystem anomalies as required.

The individual will also be required to:
  • Explain basic cause and fault resolution to a technical audience
  • Have experience using oscilloscopes, BER testers, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, volt meters and other equipment used for testing digital communication systems
  • Have an understanding of AC & DC electronic theory as well as various communication protocols such as RS232, RS422, GPIB, etc.
  • Have basic experience technical knowledge of BPSK & QPSK waveforms/methods for testing and troubleshooting systems that use such techniques
  • Provide on-call 24/7 emergency anomaly response to diagnose data and support restoration/repair efforts

This position requires that the selected candidate be able to satisfy the following physical demands:
  • Ability to work on elevated structures at heights of ~100 feet
  • Ability to work in narrow and confined spaces
  • Ability to lift and carry ~45lbs (20kgs)

A comprehensive overseas compensation package is offered with this position including relocation assistance.

A 2 year commitment is required. Applicant must pass physical, psychological and security/polygraph screening

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field (Science/Technical/Electrical/Math)
  • Have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance with a SSBI and counter intelligence polygraph
  • Candidate must pass a physical, psychological and security/polygraph screening
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with digital modulation techniques and waveforms.
  • Experience with programming in PERL, C++, or LabView

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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