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Designer 4

Requisition ID: R10079324

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location Icon Location: East Hartford, CT, USA   |  Devens, MA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

AOA Xinetics (AOX), a wholly owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Venture, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications.  Our talented team of engineers, managers and technologists conceive, design, develop and manufacture high precision products in an environment that requires significant collaboration and teamwork among multiple engineering disciplines. We are seeking a Designer 4 to support our Engineering Teams in East Hartford, CT and Devens, MA.

This position can be filled in East Hartford, CT or Devens, MA.

Overview

As a designer of printed circuit boards at AOX, you will create multilayer high-density printed circuit board designs using Siemens/Mentor Graphics tools (PADS PCB Layout, PADS Professional, Autorouter, etc.) per electrical and mechanical engineering input. You will be part of a team of electrical engineers and designers developing electronics for R&D projects, engineering prototypes, and production ready designs.

The ideal candidate will have experience laying out mixed high speed digital and analog circuits, power supplies, FPGAs and microcontroller circuits.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed layout design and documentation of printed circuit boards

  • Establishes all electrical functionality (current carrying, isolation requirements, stack-up, etc.)

  • Prepares all necessary artwork /electronic data required for complete board fabrication

  • Produce 2D CAD drawings for board fabrication and assembly

  • Produce 3D models of boards for mechanical integration

  • Work from schematics, net lists, part lists, and basic description of the board function, constraints, configuration, and arrangement as defined by engineering

  • Create and maintain electronic library parts, geometry, decals etc. per IPC standards

  • Work under minimal supervision

  • Interface with EE and ME staff for design development and solving board level related issues

Basic Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 7+ Years PCB design experience

  • Experience in designing HDI PCBs

  • IPC CID certification, CID+ preferred

  • Analog design layout techniques

  • High Speed Digital layout techniques

  • RF design layout techniques

  • Switch Mode Power Supply layout techniques

  • Impedance control techniques

  • Fabrication of boards to IPC-6011/6012, Class 2 and Class 3

  • PCB assembly J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610, Class 2 and Class 3

  • Excellent organization and communications skills

  • US Citizenship is a bona fide requirement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Siemens/Mentor Graphics layout tools including PADS Pro

  • Experience using Autocad

  • Experience using SolidWorks

  • Experience managing parts libraries

This position reports to East Hartford, CT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Devens, MA, MA, USA.


Salary Range: $77,000 USD - $128,300 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.