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Printed Circuit Board Layout Designer Product Engineering

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Product Engineering Department is seeking Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout designer / engineer. The candidate would collaborate with mechanical designers, engineers and analysts within Product engineering, as well as electrical engineers, manufacturing engineers, materials & process (M&P) engineers, and others outside of the department.

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Work with all engineering disciplines to incorporate their constraints into the Mentor Expedition PCB CAD database
  • Understand and adhere to the core Product Engineering PCB design processes, ensuring others on the team understand and are compliant
  • Develop an expert understanding of our high reliability design standards
  • Lead PCB design reviews and help to create PCB design schedules
  • Develop expert knowledge with our internal build specs, as well as industry standards, and understand PCB producibility
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in CAD design and engineering of printed circuit boards
  • AA degree or other Technical degree in related discipline
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills with an ability to adapt quickly to changing requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain and active DoD / SCI Clearance
  • Current understanding of IPC industry standards
  • Familiarity with electronic parts and their specs, especially high reliability Mil Standard parts
  • Knowledge of how PCBs are produced and current understanding of design and producibility challenges
  • Experience in Mentor Graphics Expedition VX design flow

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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