Manager Digital Engineering 2Linthicum, MD

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.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Solutions (APS) Business pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefining the leading edge of exotic new technologies in computation, system security, and AI. One of our most challenging areas of research is Transformational Computing (TC) which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. You will work in a fast-paced team environment alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers to make these next generation processing solutions a reality.

Advanced Processing Solutions Engineering is seeking Digital Design Managers to join our growing organization. This role combines people leadership with individual direct technical contribution. You will lead a team of digital engineering staff in support of the Transformational Computing business area while working in a technical role.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team of 8-12 technical staff in management role.

  • Execute in a direct contributor role as a system, electrical, or digital design engineer.

  • Work in cooperation with program management to track execution and provide technical leadership to the team/pod.

  • Work in collaboration with training leads to review and develop technical training material/documents.

  • Support administrative management responsibilities including staffing, performance evaluation, career development, and salary planning.


This position requires work onsite in either Linthicum, MD or Annapolis Junction, MD facilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM).

  • Minimum 7 years of related engineering experience including at least one year as an integrated product team or technical team lead.

  • Proven leadership skills as a people and technical leader, and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance per business requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in STEM.

  • 12 years of related engineering experience.

  • Experience with full product life cycle (requirements, design, implementation, test) of ASIC design.

  • Working knowledge of the front-end ASIC design flow from RTL to gates (RTL coding, simulation, synthesis, static timing analysis, logic equivalence, DFT insertion).

  • Proficiency with one or more digital ASIC design tools: Simulation - Mentor ModelSim, Cadence Excelium, Incisive or Synopsys VCS - Synthesis - Synopsys Design Compiler, Cadence Genus or Cadence RTL Compiler - Static Timing - Synopsys Primetime or Cadence Tempus.

  • Demonstrated performance as technical, integrated product team, and/or functional leader.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph

Northop Grumman provides learning opportunities for personal growth, competitive 401k matching, and values work life balance. Flexible work arrangements include daily flex around core hours, 9/80 schedule or 4/10 schedule.

Salary Range: $145,000 - $217,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.