Principal Embedded Design Hardware Engineer

    Northrop Grumman
    Linthicum, MD
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an embedded hardware design engineer for the development of advanced processing and control subsystems. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a leading global supplier of secure software-defined mission systems. The Digital Technology and Secure Processing department develops subsystems and products that range in size from advanced node ASICs to multi-chassis processing and control subsystems. This position is for an embedded designer that will design and develop advanced digital Systems on Chip (SoCs) used in radar, electronic warfare, communication and other sensor and processing applications. The ideal candidate has experience with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), embedded processor architectures, Linux driver and kernel development, and embedded C programming used to implement processor architecture and experience developing high reliability products for military and aerospace customers.
    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

    •Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or closely related technical discipline, plus 5 years of relevant technical/engineering experience; or Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or closely related technical discipline, plus 3 years of relevant technical/engineering experience

    •Experience with Schematic and FPGA tools, such as Xilinx Vivado, QuestaSim, and Intel Quartus, etc.

    •Experience in HDL design using VHDL or Verilog (VHDL preferred)

    •Expertise in C / C++, and experience with Python, SQL, and other languages

    •Experience with HW/SW integration

    •Experience working with Linux Operating system command line applications

    •Understanding of JTAG interface and usage

    •Ability to collaborate in a team environment

    •Ability to apply and/or develop technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts

    •U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    •BSP design experience for various operating systems

    •Usage and expertise of Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)

    •Experience and knowledge of Embedded processor architectures, RISCV, ARM, MicroBlaze

    •Experience with AXI/AMBA processor interfacing

    •Experience with boot loaders

    •Experience with Linux networking concepts: DHCP, fixed IP addressing, routing, and high level troubleshooting

    •Experience with command shell and shell scripting

    •Experience with Remote Desktop (RDP), File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Secure Shell (SSH), and Telnet

    •Experience with various Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Red Hat, Debian, etc.

    •Experience with the architecture of Linux operating system, kernel, drivers, user environment

    •Experience with Matlab

    •Defense and aerospace product design and development experience

    •Radar, communications, electronic warfare, or sensor knowledge and development experience

    •Design of electronic Circuit Card Assemblies (CCAs)

    •Knowledge of printed wiring board fabrication, component assembly, wiring and soldering, inspection and test.

    •Experience with Electronic Design Software - DxDesigner, Quartus, Modelsim

    •Experience in a Department of Defense (DoD) environment.

    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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Posting ID: 556638620Posted: 2020-05-21