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Digital Board Design Engineer

Requisition ID: R10061481

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking Digital Engineer to join the Digital Hardware Design Department under the Digital Technologies Organization. Working with the latest technologies and design tools, this position will require the selected individual to design and develop digital hardware designs that provide innovative solutions to solve challenging requirements for our commercial and defense related applications. Our digital hardware designs encompass electronic card assemblies (ECAs) that include various components - analog, power, latest FPGAs (Xilinx, Intel, Microsemi), ASICs, ADCs, DACs, various bus architectures, DDR memory, optical converters, and latest standard/proprietary interfaces. The individual will also work with a collaborative team of engineers that will span from Systems, FPGA Design, RF, Power, Mechanical, Manufacturing, and Test. Additionally, responsibilities cover the entire product life cycle (requirements, design/implementation, test/DVT, and production support).

This position is located in Linthicum, MD.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in electrical engineering or comparable STEM degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant engineering experience (0 years with MS degree)
  • Experience in digital design electronics, schematic capture, and PWB/board layout tools
  • Be able to work on multi-discipline engineering teams and communicate clearly within integrated product team
  • Experience with testing and using lab test equipment (oscilloscopes, DMM, spectrum analyzers)
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in electrical engineering or comparable STEM degree
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics design and analysis tools (DxDesigner, Xpedition, and Hyperlynx LineSim/BoardSim) or similar tools
  • Familiarity with signal integrity and power integrity analysis
  • Experience in high-speed (greater than 10 Gbps) and mixed signal designs
  • Experience leading a small project team to successfully complete a digital board design
  • Active Secret Clearance Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.

Salary Range: $86,600 USD - $129,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $106,500 USD - $159,700 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.