Principal / Senior Principal Digital Design Engineer

Algorithm, Architecture, Conceptual Design, Development, Firmware, Hardware, HTTP, Lifecycle, Management, Technical Writing, Video
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as aPrincipal / Senior Principal Digital Design Engineerbased out of Woodland Hills, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

This Digital Design Engineer will be responsible for the design, development and real-time verification of hardware/firmware elements and related computing systems for an existing development program. Candidate is required to be knowledgeable in verification, proficient with Test Bench generation in UVM or System Verilog. Candidate will have knowledge of DO254 process and artifact generation for DO254. The candidate will possess strong communication skills as he or she will interface with our development program leads, senior scientists, engineering and manufacturing organizations throughout the program lifecycle. The individual will also have technical foresight to integrate the appropriate requirements, processes, procedures and tools as this development program will lead to the future generation of navigation, video & cockpit products.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer: Bachelor'sin a STEM field with 5 years of relevant experience, a Master's in a STEM field with 3 years of relevant experience, or a PhD in a STEM field with no experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer: Bachelor'sin a STEM field with9 years of relevant experience, a Master's in a STEM field with7 years of relevant experience, or a PhD in a STEM field with4 years of relevantexperience.

Other Basic Qualifications:

  • High Speed Digital Design; FPGA, SoC, and memory design experience

  • Test bench development, and V&V processes

  • Familiarity with QuestaSim, Synplify, and FPGA P&R Tool flow.

  • Communication, team building and facilitation skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team, upper management and customers.

  • Prior working experience on all design processes including hardware requirements definition, conceptual design, detailed design, verification, production transitioning.

  • Technical writing skills on design plans and procedures

  • Experience with requirement tracing tools DOORS, LDRA, and FPGA verification tools (e.g. Conformal)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience and knowledge on RTCA/DO-254 designs

  • System Verilog & UVM

  • Digital Signal Processing design and verification experience

  • Computer Architecture knowledge (bus standards, interrupts, memory

  • Sensor designs (Fixed point logic, algorithm implementation)

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

    • Training and Development

    • Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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.
Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 19024376
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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