Material Process Engineer 4

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Material Process Engineer 4 to work in El Segundo, California.

This individual will operate as the Lead Engineer in the Classified Electromagnetic Test (CEMT) area of the Materials & Processes Research Laboratory (MPRL) in El Segundo, CA. This Engineer will be responsible for quality assurance, cost, and schedule for all Secret Special Access Required (SAR) electromagnetic testing of materials for the B-2, F-35, AP-12, and ATDC Programs. Experience in the operation of microwave reflection and insertion loss measurement systems, including Naval Research Laboratory arch, anechoic chamber, focused beam free-space and gap scatter, wave guide, 7mm coaxial airline, and cavity probe equipment, is essential for the success of this rol. This Lead Engineer role also includes providing MPRL Focal Point support to Survivability Materials Engineers, by engaging in test planning, definition, prioritization, documentation, and reporting, as needed by Survivability Engineering.

Essential Functions

  • Microwave attenuation measurement
  • Aircraft survivability materials characterization
  • Operation of microwave reflection measurement systems

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and9 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR
  • Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and7 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment
  • Practical working experience with the o peration of microwave reflection measurement systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the electromagnetic testing of materials
  • Active In-Scope DoD Secret Security Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters' Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in test planning, requirement definition, and reporting
  • Possesses strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
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