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Radar Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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.Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Radar Engineer to support the Mission Modes and Algorithm Development Team (MMADT) on the Deep-Space Advanced Radar Capability (DARC) program in Colorado Springs, CO. The DARC program is designing and fielding a ground-based radar that will significantly enhance US Space Domain awareness in the geosynchronous orbital environment. The MMADT on DARC will be developing algorithms for the radar, prototyping SW for the radar, performing analysis on the algorithm and SW, and supporting engineering in developing a Digital Twin of the DARC system.This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.Basic Qualifications (BQ's): This requisition may be filled at either a Radar Engineer or a Principal Radar Engineer level.

  • Radar Engineer: Bachelors in Science in a STEM discipline with 2 years of relevant experience or a Masters degree
  • Principal Radar Engineer: Bachelors in Science in a STEM discipline with 5 years of relevant experience, Masters degree with 3 years, or a PhD
  • Active Secret Clearance and ability to obtain a Top Secret
  • Experience with Systems Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of the principles of Radar
  • Experience with system modeling, simulation, and performance analysis with MATLAB, Python, C/C++ or similar languages;
  • willingness to learn, as neededPreferred Qualifications:
    • Radar waveforms and digital signal processing (DSP) methods
    • Radar imaging and processing techniques
    • Principles of object detection, tracking, classification and related algorithms
    • Algorithm development and testing
    • High Performance Computing /Parallelization techniques
    • Active Top Secret Clearance Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD Salary Range 2: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD 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. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Colorado Springs , Radar Engineer, Engineering , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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