Engineer Systems 3

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is currently seeking a Systems Engineer 3 to help develop ELINT and SIGINT systems. The qualified applicant will join a technical team which supports programs ranging from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) SIGINT payloads to cutting edge internal research and development efforts.

You will:

  • Develop systems meeting cost, schedule, quality, customer requirements and industry standards
  • Define system requirements based on customer needs
  • Allocate system requirements to lower level assemblies and modules to be designed and implemented by the engineering team
  • Work with a team including Software, Firmware, Hardware, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineers
  • Contribute to and preside over design reviews
  • Draft and execute integration and test plans and product acceptance test procedures

The primary NGC work location is in McClellan, CA. Occasional travel to other CONUS customer sites and test areas will be required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a technical (STEM) discipline and a minimum of five years of design and integration experience, or Masters degree with three years of design and integration experience.
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Government TS/SCI security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
  • Working knowledge of airborne ELINT/SIGINT systems and signal types
  • Experience drafting engineering system requirements based on customer needs and feedback
  • Familiarity with RF systems analysis and development
  • Experience using lab equipment including signal generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, and network analyzers
  • Ability to troubleshoot electronic systems, characterize, document and update product bug reports in a tracking database, and verify bug fixes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant technical specialty
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance within the last 24 months
  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and digital receivers
  • Can use Matlab and Excel as analysis tools
  • Familiar with Linux operating system, and/or the use of scripts and command line programs
  • High frequency analog or digital hardware skills

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.

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