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PWB Circuit Design Engineer

Requisition ID: R10112881

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • 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
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

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.

We are seeking a cleared or clearable Circuit Design Layout Engineer who is self-motivated, energetic with knowledge and experience in, Electrical PCB/PWB layout design and is interested in joining our highly skilled Electronics Hardware team to develop unique solutions critical to global security.  This role will support on-going programs and rapidly growing business. The perspective candidate will participate in the design of RF and high-speed digital boards, flexible circuits and antenna boards.

The Cincinnati location is part of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector and works with various government organizations designing and building custom hardware and software solutions. We are mission focused pushing the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. We maintain a vibrant small business culture while collaborating within the larger organization utilizing a large extent of resources and expertise.

The selected engineer will:

  • Design and layout components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.

  • Utilize computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as SolidWorks, NX or AutoCAD.

  • Gathers information, makes studies, computes calculations, and prepares original rough layouts, sketches to present design proposals.

  • Coordinates design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, tooling, material, and planning group such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, and contractual specifications.

  • Be able to handle QRC requests and understand priorities.

  • Layout RF and high speed digital boards, flex circuits and antenna boards. These types of boards require the knowledge to route power supplies and ball grid arrays.

  • Collaborate with engineers and team members for a win-win working environment and end goal.

  • Have good communication skills and experience interfacing with other engineers, management and the end customers.

  • Provides finished device approval and prepares customer application information.

  • Support configuration management activities

  • Verify final board schematics and design for design for manufacturability

Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Engineer level:

  • 9 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in STEM; 7 years with a Masters; 5 years with PhD

  • PWB Layout tools experience

  • US Citizen and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-starter and willing to learn new tools

  • Experience with PADS VX

  • Experience with DxDesigner Schematic Capture VX

  • Experience with Xpedition experience

  • Experience with AutoCAD

  • Experience with CAM350

  • Experience with Teamcenter or Product Data Management (PDM) system

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance

This position offer the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Salary Range: $117,900 USD - $176,900 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.