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Communications Engineer Electronics

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 6/6/2019
Job Reference #: 19005412

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.


The Communications Electronics Engineer is responsible for design, development, integration, and test of  communications systems equipment for a 

developmental program. 

Support communication system analysis, design, engineering capture, build, and integration; includes requirements development and analysis and supporting trade studies
Perform review and analysis of supplier design data, definition of functional test requirements including acceptance, qualification, and system integration, and support test execution; includes Informal and formal testing of subsystem requirements in lab, troubleshooting hardware in the lab, supporting flight test activities and post flight data analysis, and resolution of flight test anomalies

Perform liaison duties to disseminate information to suppliers, responsible engineers (REs), leadership, and other Integrated Product Teams and external customers; includes Supplier technical management and responding to customer inquiries








Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of related experience OR a Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Interim Secret level security clearance prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:  

Knowledge of airborne CNI equipment including analog, digital and RF interfaces and associated test equipment including Spectrum Analyzer, Protocol Analyzer, LAN Analyzer, Network Analyzer, etc

Exposure to CNI related Military and Commercial Standards

Understanding of the concept of Interoperability of communications systems

Understanding of interfaces such as MIL-STD-1553, RS-232, RS, 422, RS-485, ARINC 429 etc

Understanding of RF communication system concepts, including link budgets, modulation, SATCOM

Exposure to System Tool Kit (STK) for RF link analysis and communication system analysis


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.