Sr. Principal Engineer – Digital Design

Requisition ID: 21001525

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo 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: No
  • 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 is looking for an experienced individual to lead flight digital hardware board and unit development as a Responsible Design Engineer (RDE) at its Redondo Beach location. Tasks for this role include collaboration with systems engineering, mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers and other electrical engineers to perform design trades, requirements flow down, generate interconnection drawings, perform electrical analysis, perform I&T with verification engineering support and ultimately deliver designed electrical board/unit. The qualified candidate will be an experienced digital design engineer who will complete the digital board design and development for applications in signal processing, network routing and switching, or embedded processors for space applications. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Conceptual Design
  • Circuit Design
  • Architecture Development
  • Schematic Development
  • Worst Case Analysis
  • Brassboard/Engineering Model production
  • Board/Unit Integration & Test
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Basic Qualifications: - Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in a STEM field from an accredited institution with a minimum of 9 years of experience; OR 7 years of experience with a Masters (MS) degree; OR 4 years of experience with a PhD - Experience in hardware design/development or production - Candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance
Preferred Qualifications: - Current active US Government Secret Clearance - Experience developing Electronics for spacecraft applications
- Digital or Mixed signal unit, slice, board, and/or ASIC/FPGA design and development experience
- Ability to understand project schedules and coordinate across multiple program domains (supply chain, manufacturing, product engineering) - Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) across all levels of the organization



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 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.


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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.