Northrop Grumman Staff Electrical Engineer: FPGA/Circuit Design - Space/Satellite Systems in Dulles, Virginia
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Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense, and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems, and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
The Digital Hardware Development Group, responsible for the development of spacecraft avionics hardware, is seeking an experienced FPGA/Circuit Design Engineer to perform detailed circuit design of hardware including flight part selection, schematic capture, and working with CAD personnel for part placement and signal routing. Responsibilities also include performing signal integrity analyses and documentation of the design in accordance with program requirements and institutional processes.
In this position you will:
Design electronic circuits with digital and analog functionality for spacecraft applications. Select components with suitable radiation qualities. Interact with other team members and software group to determine interfaces and operating characteristics. Generate documentation and review packages for flight boards
Test and debug boards. Bench level verification of board functionality. Work either individually or as part of a team to develop test procedures and hardware to verify breadboards, engineering models, and flight units
Work with fabrication team on board layout and build. Define layout constraints and provide oversight to board layout personnel. Support board through manufacturing of breadboards, engineering models, and flight units
Support delivery of board to box-level assembly, including testing and debugging
• Bachelors of Science in a STEM field (ideally Electrical Engineering) and 14 years' experience (ideally in Electrical Engineering;) or 12 yrs experience with a Masters; or 9 years with a PhD
• Electrical circuit design experience
• Ability to obtain a TS clearance
• US Citizenship
• Familiarity with spaceflight electronics development
- Top Secret clearanceTop Secret clearance
Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Flexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)
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Job Category : Engineering