Sr. Principal Engineer – FPGA/ASIC

Requisition ID: 21007520

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Manhattan Beach, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector, located in Redondo Beach, California, is seeking a motivated candidate to join the Electronics and Payloads Directorate as a Sr. Principal FPGA/ASIC Engineer. The qualified applicant will join the Digital Integrated Circuits and Electronics department that specializes in FPGA/ASIC for digital communication products for space applications. The selected candidate will be a pivotal part of the implementation of Digital Communication Designs for space applications. Duties and responsibilities include:
  • VHDL design of ASIC and/or FPGA logic, with an emphasis in Digital Signal Processing
  • FPGA/ASIC verification via simulation and emulation (lab testing), synthesis, timing analysis, and place and route for FPGA
  • FPGA design for Space environment or Space Application

Basic Qualifications: -Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or another STEM Bachelor's Degree with 9+; or STEM Master's Degree with 7+ years of experience; or a STEM PhD. Degree with 4+ years of experience - 3+ years of Digital Signal Processing design experience - Well versed in VHDL design for an aerospace environment or space application - Must have the ability to obtain and maintain an active Government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications: 
- Hands-on lab experience with testing of digital hardware is highly desired. - 10 years of Digital Signal Processing design experience. - Active Secret Clearance.
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.  

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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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.