Principal / Senior Principal FPGA Design Engineer (No Clearance Required to Start)
Requisition ID: R10120346
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Top Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Join Northrop Grumman Payload and Ground Systems Division (PGSD) on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across space systems. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman PGSD is seeking a Principal or Senior Principal Digital FPGA Design Engineer for the development of digital subsystems and products. Northrop Grumman PGSD is a leading global supplier of Space systems. This position will support our Remote Sensing Program (RSP) Business Unit our of Linthicum, MD.
The Digital Technology department develops subsystems and products to deliver advanced operational capabilities on schedule and under budget. In this position the Digital Design/FPGA Design Engineer will design and develop advanced digital subsystems used in radar, Electro Optical, Electronic Warfare and other sensor and processing applications.
Northrop Grumman is currently seeking Principal FPGA Design Engineers or Sr. Principal FPGA Design Engineers for our Linthicum, Maryland location. This position can be filled at either level depending upon years of experience and qualifications.
Typical responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develop digital logic designs for space applications such as satellite command and control and sensor data processing
Design, development, creation and modification of digital logic designs implemented with Xilinx and Microsemi FPGA IDEs
Simulation and verification of FPGA logic designs, compliance requirements, and supporting validation at the system level
Work with members of multi‐functional teams to develop innovative solutions
Clear and effective communication to cross-functional team members
Documentation of design and analysis reports as well as test reports
Basic Qualifications of Principal FPGA Design Engineer:
Bachelor’s in Science STEM degree with 5 years of related experience; or a Master’s Degree with 3 years of related experience; or a PhD with 0 years of related experience
Experience with the use of various FPGAs or the development of HDL (Verilog and VHDL) code within the corresponding IDE
Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance per business requirements
Basic Qualifications of Sr. Principal FPGA Design Engineer:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or STEM-related discipline with 9+ years of experience, or master’s degree and 7+ years of experience, or a Ph.D. with 4+ years of experience
Digital subsystem, ASIC, FPGA and/or digital board development experience and knowledge essential
Candidate must have good communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and good oral and written presentation skills
Must be able to obtain and maintain Secret or Top Secret level security clearance, per business requirements
Experience with MATLAB and Simulink modeling and programming
Five or more years of related experienced to include project management/IPT leadership, with four or more years leading a digital design team.
Experience creating and managing to an FPGA build plan
Experience defining development test plans and/or methods
Experience translating customer requirements and/or functional block diagrams into realized FPGA/Digital Logic Designs
Effective communication with systems and software teams for requirements, ICDs, handoffs, etc.
Able to work effectively within a development team to understand system level inter-dependencies and design constraints
Active Top Secret clearance a plus
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.