Staff Digital Design Engineer

Northrop Grumman

Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


CLEARANCE TYPE: Top Secret


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


**Description**


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.


**Join Northrop Grumman Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across space systems. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.**


**Northrop Grumman is currently seeking** **Staff Digital Design Engineers** **for our** **Linthicum, Maryland** **location in a variety of roles including FPGA design, Digital Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) design, and digital subsystem architecture.**


**Roles and Responsibilities FPGA Design**


**Develop digital logic designs for space applications such as satellite command and control and sensor data processing**


**Design, development, creation and modification of digital logic designs implemented with Xilinx and Microsemi FPGA IDEs**


**Scope of responsibility also includes simulation and verification of FPGA logic designs, compliance requirements, and supporting validation at the system level**


**Or**


**Digital Circuit Card Assembly Design**


**Develop digital circuit designs for space applications**


**Circuit simulation and analysis, schematic creation, component selection, PWB layout, first article and design verification test support**


**Or**


**Digital Subsystem Architecture**


**Work with multidiscipline teams to define product architectures to meet customer requirements**


**Implement DSP algorithms in Matlab/Python or other higher level languages**


**Create subsystem requirement specifications and direct design engineers during development process to ensure requirements are met on schedule and within budget**


**Developing integration and test plans for subsystems**


**Drive improvement of internal engineering processes**


**Support business capture activities as needed**


**Basic Qualifications:**


**Bachelor’s in Science STEM degree with 14 years of related experience; or a Master’s Degree with 12 years of related experience, or a PhD with 9 years of related experience.**


**Experience with the use of various FPGAs and the development of HDL (Verilog and VHDL) code within the corresponding IDE, experience with digital circuit design, or processor architectures**


**Experience defining and executing development test plans and/or methods**


**Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance.**


**Preferred Skills:**


**Experience translating customer requirements and/or functional block diagrams into realized FPGA/Digital Logic Designs or Circuit Card Assemblies**


**Strong experience with Matlab and Simulink modeling and programming.**


**Experience using schematic capture tools**


**Signal Integrity / Power Integrity (SI/PI) experience**


**Develops detailed** **specifications from high level design goals and performs analysis of the hardware, system environment and design goals to enable selection and implementation of the desired system topology.**


**Can clearly present assigned work at program technical reviews, proposals, or other technical meetings.**


**Possesses strong interpersonal skills to** **work effectively** **within a development team to understand system** **level inter-dependencies** **and design constraints.**


**Conduct trade studies, identify and present alternate design options.**


**Experience with Systems Engineering principles**


Salary Range: $163,800.00 - $245,800.00


Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.


**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .


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



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