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Digital Back-End Design Engineer, Principal/Sr. Principal

Requisition ID: R10096433

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Baltimore, MD, USA   |  Unknown City, AZ, USA  |  Unknown City, CO, USA  |  Unknown City, FL, USA  |  Unknown City, GA, USA  |  Unknown City, IL, USA  |  Unknown City, MA, USA  |  Unknown City, NC, USA  |  Unknown City, NM, USA  |  Unknown City, TX, USA +9 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking 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
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 2

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.

Northrop Grumman's EDIC group delivers full-custom ICs designs to provide the core functionality of our Advanced Multifunction Sensor products. In support of that capability, we are seeking a Senior Principal Digital ASIC Physical Design Engineer for implementation digital blocks within custom mixed signal chips using automated place and route tools.

Overview and Duties:
Responsible for complete design. Workg with the RTL designer creating the code and working the analog and RF designers to integrate the digital core with elements of the signal path. Utilize foundry approved verification tools such as Calibre for LVS/DRC.

Position Level and Requirements:

  • This position can be filled at either the T03 Principal Engineer level, or the T04, Sr. Principal level.
  • T03 requirements: Minimum Education or Experience 5 Years with Bachelors; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
  • T04 requirements: Minimum Education or Experience 9 Years with Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or other related discipline.
  • Experience with synthesis of gate level logic and incorporating compiled macro blocks such as memories as required
  • Floor-planning, followed by place and route of the physical layout
  • Design of power and clock distribution networks
  • Familiarity with Cadence tools would be advantageous particularly:
    • Genus Synthesis
    • Innovus place and route
    • Tempus Static timing analysis
    • Voltus for power analysis
  • US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Secret or higher security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Delivery of multiple verified digital IC design projects
  • Robust design approaches such as redundancy and Radiation Tolerance
  • Experience following a rigorous design process with checkpoint reviews
  • Experience in CAD design network, tool configuration, and data management
  • Current security clearance

This position reports to Baltimore, MD, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 9 locations listed above.

Salary Range: $99,800 USD - $149,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $123,800 USD - $185,800 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.