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Principal / Sr. Principal Digital Verification Engineer

Requisition ID: R10078441

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Solutions pushes the boundaries of innovation.  It redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies and drives advancements in the sciences.  One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing, which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills to transform computing beyond Moore’s Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/memory subsystems, and large scale high performance computing systems.  You will be part of a team alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers working to make these processing solutions a reality.

We are seeking digital verification engineers for our development of full-custom digital and mixed signal superconducting processor circuits. Must be proficient in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog). Experience with SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA) and Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) is required. Successful candidates will have familiarity with a coverage-driven verification methodology from planning through closure as well as knowledge of industry standard interfaces. Experience with object oriented programming languages and concepts is also required. Must have strong written and oral communication skills.

This work will be done onsite at our Advanced Technologies Lab in Linthicum, MD.

This position can be filled at the Principal level OR the Sr. Principal level. Qualifications for both are listed below:

Basic Qualifications Principal Digital Verification Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical area (BSEE or other Engineering discipline preferred) with 5 years of relevant experience (3 years with technical MS; 0 years with PhD) - Experience in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog)
  • Experience with SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA)
  • Knowledge of Universal Verification Methodology (UVM)
  • Familiarity with a coverage driven verification methodology from planning through closure
  • Knowledge of industry standard interfaces
  • Experience with object oriented programming languages and concepts
  • US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications Principal Digital Verification Engineer:

  • Advanced Degree either MS or PhD
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics and/or Cadence Verification tools - FPGA/ASIC Design experience
  • Experience with scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, Tcl)
  • Current TS/SCI security clearance

Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Digital Verification Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical area (BSEE or other Engineering discipline preferred) with 9 years of relevant experience (7 years with technical MS; 4 years with PhD) - Experience in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog)
  • Experience with SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA)
  • Knowledge of Universal Verification Methodology (UVM)
  • Familiarity with a coverage driven verification methodology from planning through closure
  • Knowledge of industry standard interfaces
  • Experience with object oriented programming languages and concepts
  • US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications Principal Digital Verification Engineer:

  • Advanced Degree either MS or PhD
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics and/or Cadence Verification tools - FPGA/ASIC Design experience
  • Experience with scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, Tcl)
  • Current TS/SCI security clearance
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Salary Range: $109,900 USD - $164,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $136,300 USD - $204,500 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 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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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.