Search All Jobs

FPGA/ASIC Design and Verification Engineer – Principal, AZ

Requisition ID: R10074193

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert, Arizona, United States of America
  • 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.

FPGA/ASIC Design and Verification Engineer - Principal.

Are you seeking to take your Design and Verification skills of ASICs and FPGAs to the next level?

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 grow with talented digital design and verification engineers to support the mission.

As a member of our team, you will support the implementation and verification of digital logic for use on space flight hardware. This would include:  

  • Development of FPGA architecture based on requirements

  • Development of VHDL design of ASIC and/or FPGA logic

  • Verification via simulation and emulation (lab testing), synthesis, timing analysis, logic equivalency check

  • Development of verification plans and verification test benches using VHDL or System Verilog

  • Performing trace requirements as well as performing review and audits on the simulation test procedures and test environment

We value and promote growth and development of our teams by providing them with opportunities to support other areas of interest as well. 

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 5 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 3 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

Preferred Skills and Experience:

- Professional experience in digital communications or digital signal processing

- Experience in SystemVerilog, UVM/OVM methodology for verification

- Active DoD Secret Clearance or equivalent


Salary Range: $94,600 USD - $144,600 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.

Apply Now

Search All Jobs

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.