Systems Engineer / Principal Systems Engineer - Sonar / Transducer-20002285

Location: Annapolis
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a leading global provider of secure software-defined, hardware-enabled mission systems. Our company is pioneering capabilities in a wide variety of sectors that keep our nation safe from Undersea to Space and Cyberspace.


Our Undersea Systems Engineering team is seeking dependable individuals willing to work in a collaborative environment and that are interested in expanding their horizons. Our organization needs someone with a background in SONAR arrays, sensors, communication arrays, transducers (or Radar) and is willing to take that knowledge and apply it to developing and maintaining our SONAR production jobs.


Experience with underwater/naval systems such as Torpedo's, Towed Vehicles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV), Submarines, etc. is encouraged. This individual will be responsible for ensuring the sonar arrays designs are ready for manufacture/production, for engineering follow of the array's through production addressing any issues that arise within cost and schedule constraints, and for factory acceptance level testing (FAT), both bench-level and within an Acoustic Test Facility. Once through FAT, this individual may be asked to travel to participate in field testing. Familiarity with sonar/sensor data analysis and interpretation of data against requirements is encouraged.

This position is located in Annapolis, MD

This position can be filled at either the Systems Engineer or Principal Systems Engineer level.


Basic Qualifications for Systems Engineer:   

- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline with 2 Years of experience; 0 Years with Masters

- Background in Sonar arrays, sensors, communication arrays, transducers or radar

- Must be eligible to obtain/hold  a U.S. Security clearance

Basic Qualifications for Principal Systems Engineer: 

- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline with 5 Years of experience; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD

- Background in Sonar arrays, sensors, communication arrays, transducers or radar

- Must be eligible to obtain/hold  a U.S. Security clearance


Preferred Qualifications: 

 - Experience in Design, Manufacture, and Test of Sonar Transducer Systems.

- Familiarity with electrical test equipment (oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, etc)

- Previous design or testing experience with Comms/Sonar/Radar receivers

- Familiarity with Labview and/or MATLAB programming and troubleshooting

- An interest in seeing production transducers through manufacturing and test, locally, with the possibility of travel to field sites for final sell-off testing.
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Job ID: 20002285

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position