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Principal Systems Engineer-EMI/EMC

Northrop Grumman

Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
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At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Join Northrop Grumman - Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS). As a part of the NGMS Team, you will work with experts throughout the enterprise that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, the work makes a difference. 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 us.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to get at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer-EMI/EMC to join our Rolling Meadows Systems Engineering Integration & Test team.

The selected individual will be responsible for the review and tailoring of EMI/EMC requirements to define specified product performance for all aspects of Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) compliance. Requirement definitions may include EMI/EMC/E3/ESD/Lightning and TEMPEST. Tasks include design review and analysis of IRCM Subsystems, RF Subsystems, and Targeting Subsystems. Systems may include Antennas, Transmit/Receive Module, RF Analog, mixed RF Analog/High Speed Digital systems, switch-mode power supplies and linear power supplies.

The selected individual should have a thorough working knowledge of MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-1686, and MIL-STD-2169. The individual must be focused on meeting program commitments while advancing the state-of-the-art engineering capability at Rolling Meadows.



**Basic Qualifications:**

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar technical discipline) with 5+ years of relevant experience or Master's degree with 3+ years of relevant experience
Proven experience working on military programs, including business development, modeling & simulation, architectures, trade studies, integration & test, requirements, verification, validation, system test, design integration, etc.
Experience in electromagnetic design and test of active and passive microwave components at RF or Millimeter-Wave frequencies. This should include electromagnetic simulation of two- and three-dimensional structures, and RF Circuit simulation.
Experience in EMI/EMC filtering and lightning protection techniques for switch-mode and linear power supplies, differential and single ended signal protection, PCB layout and PCB power integrity design.
Ability to support top level architecture design including participation with subsystem engineers, and component engineers in developing B-level and C-level specifications as well as create control plans, guidelines, test procedures, and test reports.
The candidate shall be capable of developing models for interference coupling mechanisms, shielding integrity, and circuit/cable interface isolation to mitigate and control conducted/radiated emissions & susceptibility.
U.S Citizen and active DoD Secret Clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Sharepoint and Office
Project Management / Earned Value

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.

**Job Category** : Engineering
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