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Northrop Grumman iReturn – RF Microwave & Mixed Signal Design Engineer / Principal Engineer in Baltimore, Maryland

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systemsthat impact people's lives around the world today and for generations to come. 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.

iReturn provides experienced professionals with a 12-week "returnship" to prepare for a full-time career in one of several fields at Northrop Grumman through training, professional development and networking opportunities. Our "returnship" program focuses on giving you a seamless transition back into the workforce and will run from September -November providing candidates with the essential skills and tools for an effective re-entry into the workforce. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for full-time roles with the company.

The Qualified Applicant Will:

  • Support a team of Engineers to provide hardware solutions by providing RF microwave and mixed signal architecture, design, verification, and support expertise across a wide variety electronic sensor products.

  • Join a cohort of employees re-entering the workforce after a career break of at least two years.

  • Receive special on-boarding designed to provide an effective re-entry into the workforce.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a RF Microwave & Mixed Signal Design Engineer / Principal Engineer

for participation in the iReturn Program

Whether you are looking for an opportunity that offers detailed design, modeling and simulation, hands-on verification testing and troubleshooting, or working with internal or external fabricators and integrators, there is a role within the Electrical Design and Technology Department for you. Our Engineers work on complex, leading edge, high reliability electronics supporting maritime, ground, airborne, and space platforms

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree inElectrical Engineering or related Engineering Discipline required with a minimum of 2 years of experience; Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent in RF/Microwave, MMIC, or RFIC design with 0 years' experience

  • Prior professional work experience in 1 or more of the following areas

  • RF and mixed signal printed circuit board and circuit card assembly level design

  • RF budgeting, frequency planning, RF chain analysis and modeling, schematic capture, electromagnetic simulation, signal integrity analysis

  • Component selection and/or custom component requirements flow down and trades

  • Ceramic and organic printed circuit board materials, design, fabrication, and assembly processes

  • Integrated Circuit packaging techniques including chip-and-wire, QFN, flip-chip

  • Product life cycle support from concept through production support

  • Designing for high reliability, mil/aero requirements and environments

  • AESA / phased array, Radar, SIGINT, or SATCOM experience

  • Technical leadership

  • Career Break of a minimum of 2 years required.

  • Ability to Obtain a D.O.D issued clearance, U.S. Citizenship is required. An Active clearance is not required prior to starting in this role.

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.

Job Category : Administrative Services