Principal / Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer
- Annapolis, MD
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.
The Mixed-Signal Electronics Design Engineer serves as an electrical & electronics lead and primary technical resource on integrated project teams (IPT).
Responsibilities include collaborating with systems, software, mechanical, manufacturing & quality engineers to: determine hardware requirements for systems; determine hardware architectures; develop hardware designs; define/maintain power budgets; perform trade studies on hardware products; select developmental & operational hardware; document firmware & hardware (schematics & fabrication drawings for custom circuit cards, drawer/rack/system wiring & cabling); develop engineering test requirements and unit/subsystem/system test plans; and perform hardware test & system integration.
Thorough knowledge and experience in designing mixed-signal systems is required. This must include experience in highspeed digital circuits for data acquisition, control, telemetry & communications; selection of and interfacing with COTS hardware and various sensor types; experience with low-noise analog circuits as well as A/D and D/A converters. Must be well-versed in design and troubleshooting electronics and electrical systems related to analog/mixed signal, RF, fiber-optic systems, AC/DC power, FPGAs, microcontrollers, and serial communication; schematic capture, and analysis/simulation tools such as PSpice and/or Saber.
This position is located at our Annapolis, MD facility.
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