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Digital Design Engineer – Levels 2-5

Requisition ID: R10092101

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level by challenging your knowledge and expertise of Digital Designs?

The Digital Products Engineering Team is looking to grow and expand the team with skilled digital design engineers seeking to push the boundaries of board/unit design and development.

If your passion and career lies within digital design for digital communications, signal processing, network switching/routing, and have experience with digital hardware for spacecraft applications apply now!

We currently have opportunities to performing circuit design and analysis, prototype hardware testing and troubleshooting.

As part of this team, you will have the opportunity to leverage your knowledge and expertise.

  • To aid in the design and development of digital technologies

  • Perform conceptual digital hardware designs

  • Develop digital board/unit architectures

  • Requirements development and management with systems engineering

  • Supporting space hardware through manufacturing, assembly & test

We value and promote growth and development of our teams by providing opportunities to support other areas of interest to our employees.

If you are interested in learning more, apply for your chance to be considered for one of our many digital design engineer openings within the digital products team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s/Master's degree in electrical/electronic engineering, computer engineering or related digital electronics experience in lieu of the electrical/electronic engineering degree

  • At least two (2) years of combined design experience in one or more the following areas: digital communications, signal processing, network routing, embedded processors or switching applications

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance and/or program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with digital circuit analysis tools such as: Hyperlynx and Mentor Graphics Expedition

  • Experience with PCB design and worse case analysis

  • Experience working on digital hardware for space flight applications

  • Experience with engineering support to manufacturing including hardware troubleshooting

  • Experience with digital signal processing and/or FPGA design experience

  • Experience with parts selection and managing parts procurement



Salary Range: $93,500 USD - $256,700 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

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.

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.