Cincinnati, Ohio

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Join the Northrop Grumman – Xetron, part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe.

Northrop Grumman Xetron is a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation that is located in Cincinnati Ohio. Xetron is a rare example of an organization with a small business culture that is operating collaboratively with its larger business parent entity. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You’ll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with the new guy and learning from your peers. Remember when you were excited about getting to work because the challenge of the problem, the importance of the solution and the fun you had with your team? Xetron is that kind of place!

We are seeking a cleared or clearable Principal and/or Sr. Principal R F Design Engineer for a critical role in our growing RF Hardware Design Group as key a contributor to the successful completion of projects. Professionals who want to solve the puzzles that make a difference to our nation’s security.

Essential Functions:

Research, design, develop, and test a variety of RF circuits including amplifiers, filters, mixers, up and down converters, and modulators/demodulators.

Work with engineers in other disciplines to develop these circuits into final products.

Help guide and determine technical direction of programs using advanced technical principles, theories and concepts including the development of new principles and concepts.

Perform with min imal oversight needed to complete assignments.

Handle complex technical issues and resolve them in new and innovative ways.

Act as an advisor to senior level engineers on advanced technical research studies and applications.

Be proficient with the setup and use of RF test equipment. -

Possess extensive working knowledge of simulation tools such as ADS, Microwave Office, HFSS, and MATLAB. MSRAD CIMS

This position can be filled at a Principal or Sr. Principal Level.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Level:

A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and 5 years’ of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 3 years’ of relevant experince or a PhD in Electrical Engineering and 0 years of relevant experience

Proficient with simulation tools such as ADS, HFSS, and MATLAB

Basic knowledge of Digital design

Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Level:

A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and 9 years’ of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 7 years’ of relevant experience or a PhD in Electrical Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience

Proficient with simulation tools such as ADS, HFSS, and MATLAB

Basic knowledge of Digital design

Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualif ications:

Active Top Secret security clearance

This position offers the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Cincinnati, Ohio

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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