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Northrop Grumman Principal / Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer in Annapolis, Maryland

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

The Mixed-Signal Electronics Design Engineer serves as an electrical & electronics lead and primary technical resource on integrated project teams (IPT).

Responsibilities include collaborating with systems, software, mechanical, manufacturing & quality engineers to: determine hardware requirements for systems; determine hardware architectures; develop hardware designs; define/maintain power budgets; perform trade studies on hardware products; select developmental & operational hardware; document firmware & hardware (schematics & fabrication drawings for custom circuit cards, drawer/rack/system wiring & cabling); develop engineering test requirements and unit/subsystem/system test plans; and perform hardware test & system integration.

Thorough knowledge and experience in designing mixed-signal systems is required. This must include experience in highspeed digital circuits for data acquisition, control, telemetry & communications; selection of and interfacing with COTS hardware and various sensor types; experience with low-noise analog circuits as well as A/D and D/A converters. Must be well-versed in design and troubleshooting electronics and electrical systems related to analog/mixed signal, RF, fiber-optic systems, AC/DC power, FPGAs, microcontrollers, and serial communication; schematic capture, and analysis/simulation tools such as PSpice and/or Saber.

This position is located at our Annapolis, MD facility.

Qualifications:

This position can be filled at either the Principal or Sr. Principal Level:

Basic Qualifications for Principal Electronics Engineer:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or a related field with 5 years of experience, a Master's degree with 3 years of experience, or a PhD in a related field.

  • Proficiency in common engineering /office tools (including MathCad, MatLab, schematic capture, MS Office) and analytical techniques including electrical simulation

  • Proficiency with electrical CAD programs such as Mentor Graphics and experience in engineering drawing development

  • Demonstrated project leadership experience

  • Have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or a related field with 9 years of experience, a Master's degree with 7 years of experience, or 4 years with a PhD in a related field.

  • Proficiency in common engineering /office tools (including MathCad, MatLab, schematic capture, MS Office) and analytical techniques including electrical simulation

  • Proficiency with electrical CAD programs such as Mentor Graphics and experience in engineering drawing development

  • Demonstrated project leadership experience

  • Have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Mentor Graphics electrical tools, PSPICE, Saber, Zuken E3, Xilinx Vivado

  • Underwater design experience

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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