Engineer Circuit Design 2 (Power ASIC)

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is searching forIC designer for next generation Mixed Signal ASIC solutions for our nation's next generation security and defense platforms.This position will be located in Redondo Beach.

The selectedcandidate will work with senior engineers to develop next generation of mixed signal power management ICs for power converter and power processing applications.


- Assist with defining and driving the overall Mixed Signal ASIC and system architecture requirements for interface and peripheral IP
- Perform design simulation and synthesis
- Work with the Physical Design, Packaging, and Board design teams to develop floor plans and packaging/IO implementation options and associated tradeoff
-Participate in the design and development of NG internal processes and standards

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or another STEM discipline
  • Minimum of2 years of experience in CMOS analog mixed-signal integrated circuit design; or a STEM Master's degree
  • Experiencewith CAD tools such as Cadence, Spectre, Calibre, PSPICE, Simetrix, and hspice
  • Familiar withdesigning basic building blocks of high-voltage CMOS PWM power controller IC: oscillator, precision error amplifiers, precision references, gate drivers, protection circuits, sequencer, etc.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • 2plus years of experience in Power Management circuit design with knowledge of industry standard design conventions and best practices in power management IC circuit design
  • Familiar withdesign theory of CMOSRHBD (Radiation Hardened By Design) circuit andlayout techniques for TID/SEE/SEL immunity
  • Understanding of power converter theory for various types of DC-DC (e.g. Buck, Boost, Forward, Flyback) converters, modulations/control schemes, feedback theory, etc.
  • Experience in reliability and failure analysis for effects such as ESD, electromigration, TDDB, and hot carrier effects

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