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Consulting Engineer Optical

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA, United States
Employer 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

·       Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

·       401k

·       Educational Assistance

·       Life Insurance

·       Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

·       Paid Time Off

·       Health & Wellness Resources

·       Employee Discounts

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.

Job Description

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Consulting Engineer Optical to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence... The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Laser & Sensor Subsystems Department


Roles and Responsibilities:
• Lead the development of architectures and requirements for optical communication / lasercom systems
• Lead multi-disciplinary teams to design and develop optical communication systems payloads
• Take responsibility for attracting and obtaining new company business, including leadership roles on proposals and captures

 
This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution
• Minimum of 20 years of optical communication systems or photonics experience in an aerospace environment; or 18 years of optical communication systems or photonics experience with a STEM Master's degree; or 14 years of optical communication systems or photonics experience with a STEM PhD
• Ability to obtain and maintain an SSBI/SCI security clearance
• Experience developing architectures and requirements for communication systems

Preferred Qualifications:
• PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in optical communications with 15 years of optical communication systems experience in an aerospace environment
• Active In-Scope DoD Top Secret or SSBI/SCI clearance
• Experience in the development of space-based optical communication systems payloads

JOB DETAILS
POSTED
23 January 2023
CLOSES
22 February 2023
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
REQUIRED EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree
ANNUAL SALARY (US Dollars)
211700 – 317500
JOB FUNCTION
Engineer
FIELD
Defense, Security, Law Enforcement