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FPGA/ASIC Design and Verification Engineer, Staff – AZ

Requisition ID: R10074239

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 5

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Are you seeking to leverage your Design and Verification knowledge and expertise of ASICs and FPGAs to make an impact?

Come join the team that is pushing the boundaries of design and development of these digital technologies for use in Space-based platforms.

Our Digital Integrated Circuits and Electronics (DICE) team is looking to expand by adding highly skilled talent in digital design and verification engineering to support the mission.

As a member of our team, you will be supporting the implementation and verification of digital logic for communication products for space applications. This would include:  

  • RTL design for digital logic, with an emphasis in Digital Signal Processing

  • FPGA/ASIC verification via simulation and emulation (lab testing), synthesis, timing analysis, and place and route for FPGA

  • Development of high-level and detailed verification test bench consistent with requirements and specifications

  • Tracing requirements and performing review and audits on the simulation test procedures and test environments

  • Developing and presenting design reviews for internal and external customers

  • FPGA/ASIC design for Space environment or Space Applications

  • Maintaining the desire to stay current in the continuously developing field and to expand knowledge base and skills in digital ASIC/FPGA design and verification

  • Working under general direction as well as performing other tasks as assigned. 

If you are ready to support the mission and met the basic requirements below apply now!  

Basic Requirements:

-Bachelors or Masters Degree in one of the following defined disciplines:

  • Electrical Engineer (EE)

  • Electrical Computer Engineer (ECE)

  • Computer Engineer (CE)

-If only a Bachelors degree was received, then a minimum of 14 years of combined experience is required in one or more of the following areas:

Experience in SystemVerilog, Verilog VHDL or RTL design

-If a Masters degree was received, then a minimum of 12 years of combined experience is required in one or more of the following areas:

Experience in SystemVerilog, Verilog VHDL or RTL design

-Must have the ability to obtain and maintain an active Government security clearance

-Experience in design for military or space applications

-Hands on lab experience with testing of digital hardware

Preferred Skills and Experience:

- Professional experience in digital communications or digital signal processing

- Hands-on lab experience with testing of digital hardware is highly desired

- Experience leading a team/project to completion.

- Advanced Knowledge of UVM/OVM methodology

- Fluent in SystemVerilog


Salary Range: $148,200 USD - $222,400 USD

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

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.