Principal/Sr. Principal Digital Design Engineer

    Northrop Grumman
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

    The Navigation, Targeting and Survivability (NTS) division, located in the North Chicago suburbs, develops operational Electronic Warfare (EW) and targeting systems that provide situational awareness, self-protection, and offensive electronic attack capability to platforms across the spectrum from visible light IR to millimeter wave RF. By joining us, you'll work on projects that help safeguard our nation related to land forces, rotary wing survivability systems, international and U.S. military electronic warfare systems, communications systems, missile warning systems (MWS), and sensors, infrared countermeasure systems (IRCM), automatic test equipment, modeling and simulation, and situational awareness programs. The Hardware Engineering organization works along firmware, software and other supporting organizations in
    product development.

    The Digital Electrical Engineer role involves full life-cycle product development from system concept and requirements through design, production, verification, and field support while working in integrated product teams spanning
    Engineering, Manufacturing, and Program Management.

    Digital subsystem and circuit card designs utilize the latest FPGA technologies from all major vendors and device families including Xilinx, Altera, and Actel, and support high speed interfaces, Radio Frequency (RF) and Electro-Optical (EO) DSP, controls, data links, embedded processing and processor interfaces.

    As a Digital Electrical Engineer, you will join our diverse team and be responsible for research, design, development of digital hardware products. Your expertise in digital component design and analysis, modeling and simulation, and circuit level design and test are desired for this position.

    *This position may be filled at either a Principal or a Sr. Principal Level based on the qualifications listed below.*

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    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

    Basic Qualifications for a Principal Level:

    - Bachelors' degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar engineering discipline with a minimum 5 years of digital electronics design experience or 3 years of digital electronics design experience with a Master's degree in a technical field.
    - Digital circuit design experience, including simulation & schematic capture through test and integration.
    - Prior hands-on prototyping and debug experience testing complex digital subsystems, such as complex circuit card development involving FPGAs, and/or embedded processors, and/or high speed interfaces.
    - Demonstrated ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into hardware requirements, design, and test specifications.
    - Familiarity with documentation, revision control and review systems similar to DOORS, ClearCase, and ClearQuest.
    - Proven skills to include: Team Leadership, adaptive, creative, collaborative, comfortable working independently, enjoys solving difficult problems while communicating with all levels of an organization internally and externally.
    - US Citizen and ability to obtain government security clearance.

    Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Level:

    - Bachelors' degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar engineering discipline with a minimum 9 years of digital electronics design experience or 7 years of digital electronics design experience with a Master's degree in a technical field.
    - Extensive digital circuit design experience, including simulation & schematic capture through test and integration.
    - Extensive hands-on prototyping and debug experience testing complex digital subsystems, such as complex circuit card development involving FPGAs, and/or embedded processors, and/or high speed interfaces .
    - Demonstrated ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into hardware requirements, design, and test specifications.
    - Familiarity with documentation, revision control and review systems similar to DOORS, ClearCase, and ClearQuest.
    - Proven skills to include: Team Leadership, adaptive, creative, collaborative, comfortable working independently, enjoys solving difficult problems while communicating with all levels of an organization internally and externally.
    - US Citizen and ability to obtain government security clearance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    - An advanced degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with a minimum 12 years of digital electronics design experience.
    - Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare systems.
    - Recent circuit card design experience utilizing circuit-related tools including Cadence Concept, Allegro, and/or Mentor DxDesigner, and Expedition.
    - Working experience with ClearCase/ClearQuest and DOORS.
    - Current Secret or Top Secret Security 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.

    Posting ID: 555356868Posted: 2020-07-09