Principal Analog Mixed Signal Design Engineer/ Sr. Principal Analog Mixed Signal Design Engineer

Did you know that Northrop Grumman's Advanced Technology Lab is developing advanced multi-function mixed-signal Integrated Circuits? These discriminating devices are developed and leveraged by Northrop Grumman to enable breakthrough system performance and new businesses.

We are seeking an Analog/Mixed Signal Integrated Circuit Designer with excellent design skills who will be contributing in a team environment in the development of state-of-the-art integrated circuits for use in Northrop Grumman systems. You will use your skills as an Integrated Circuit designer while applying them to a vast array of process technologies, system applications, and new technology development.

Tasks will include detailed circuit design and schematic creation, circuit simulation, manual layout, physical verification (Layout vs. Schematic and Design Rule Checking), and behavior modelling using Verilog-A or Verilog-AMS in a variety of silicon process technologies. The right candidate will be comfortable in a dynamic environment with experience in state-of-the-art CMOS and BiCMOS technologies.

This position can be filled at a Principal Analog Mixed Signal Design Engineer or a Sr. Principal Analog Mixed Signal Design Engineer based on the qualifications below:

Basic Qualifications of a Principal Analog Mixed Signal Design Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or STEM related field with 5 years of analog and mixed signal design experience. (3 years with a technical MS or 0 years with a technical PhD)
  • Experience withall of the following: IC custom design tools (e.g. Cadence or Mentor) for schematic capture, circuit simulation, full custom layout; mixed-signal circuit design experience (Digital and Analog); physical verification skills utilizing Cadence Assura; behavior modelling skills using Verilog-A or Verilog-AMS, and full-chip functional/performance verification methods.
  • Analog Transistor Level Circuit Design with good understanding of device physics
  • Design and Analysis of Bang Gaps, Opamps and LDOs
  • Familiarity with PLLs, ADCs and DAC
  • Familiarity with RFIC and high frequency circuit design
  • Layout
  • Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Basic Qualifications of a Sr. Principal Analog Mixed Signal Design Engineer:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or STEM related field with 9 years of analog and mixed signal design experience. (7 years with a technical MS or 4 years with a technical PhD)
  • Experience withall of the following: IC custom design tools (e.g. Cadence or Mentor) for schematic capture, circuit simulation, full custom layout; mixed-signal circuit design experience (Digital and Analog); physical verification skills utilizing Cadence Assura; behavior modelling skills using Verilog-A or Verilog-AMS, and full-chip functional/performance verification methods.
  • Analog Transistor Level Circuit Design with good understanding of device physics
  • Design and Analysis of Bang Gaps, Opamps and LDOs
  • Familiarity with PLLs, ADCs and DAC
  • Familiarity with RFIC and high frequency circuit design
  • Layout
  • Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Degree either MS or PhD
  • Experience designing PLLs, ADCs, DACs and LDOs
  • Experience in designing low noise, low power amplifiers, chopper circuits
  • Familiarity with sub-threshold designs
  • Excellent understanding of device physics
  • Experience performing chip level integration
  • Design automation skills (Scripting and programing in skill, Python, P-Cell generation and MatLab)
  • Excellent understanding of device physics
  • Electronics test lab experience
  • Experience with RFIC design
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