Digital Board Design Engineer / Principal Digital Board Design Engineer

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal or Senior Principal Digital Engineer to join the Digital Hardware Design Department under the Digital Technologies & Secure Processing Organization.

Working with the latest technologies and design tools, this position will require the selected individual to design and develop digital hardware designs that provide innovative solutions to solve challenging requirements for our commercial and defense-related applications. Our digital hardware designs encompass electronic card assemblies (ECAs) that include various components - analog, power, latest FPGAs (Xilinx, Intel, Microsemi), ASICs, ADCs, DACs, various bus architectures, DDR memory, optical converters, and latest standard/proprietary interfaces.

The individual will also work with a collaborative team of engineers that will span from Systems, FPGA Design, RF, Power, Mechanical, Manufacturing, and Test. Additionally, responsibilities cover the entire product life cycle (requirements, design/implementation, test/DVT, and production support).

This position is located in Linthicum, MD.

This requisition may be filled at a the Engineer or Principal Engineer level based on the qualifications listed below.
Basic Qualifications for Digital Board Design Engineer:
- Bachelor Degree in electrical engineering or comparable STEM degree - Minimum of 2 years of relevant engineering experience (0 years with MS degree)
- Experience in digital design electronics, schematic capture, and PWB/board layout tools
- Be able to work on multi-discipline engineering teams and communicate clearly within integrated product team
- Experience with testing and using lab test equipment (oscilloscopes, DMM, spectrum analyzers)
- US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Clearance



Basic Qualifications for Principal Digital Board Design Engineer:

- Bachelor Degree in electrical engineering or comparable STEM degree - Minimum of 5 years of relevant engineering experience (3+ years with MS degree; 0 years with PhD)
- Experience in digital design electronics, schematic capture, and PWB/board layout tools
- Be able to work on multi-discipline engineering teams and communicate clearly within integrated product team
- Experience with testing and using lab test equipment (oscilloscopes, DMM, spectrum analyzers)
- US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
- Master Degree in electrical engineering or comparable STEM degree
- Experience with Mentor Graphics design and analysis tools (DxDesigner, Xpedition, and Hyperlynx LineSim/BoardSim) or similar tools
- Familiarity with signal integrity and power integrity analysis
- Experience in high-speed (>10 Gbps) and mixed signal designs
- Experience leading a small project team to successfully complete a digital board design
- Active Secret Clearance

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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