Principal / Senior Principal Digital Verification EngineerLinthicum, MD

Requisition ID: R10157289

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Polygraph

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 4

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 pushes the boundaries of innovation. It redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies and drives advancements in the sciences. One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing, which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills to transform computing beyond Moore’s Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/memory subsystems, and large scale high performance computing systems. You will be part of a team alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers working to make these processing solutions a reality.

We are seeking digital verification engineers for our development of full-custom digital and mixed signal superconducting processor circuits. Must be proficient in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog). Experience with SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA) and Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) is required. Successful candidates will have familiarity with a coverage-driven verification methodology from planning through closure as well as knowledge of industry standard interfaces. Experience with object oriented programming languages and concepts is also required. Must have strong written and oral communication skills.

This work will be done onsite at our Advanced Technologies Lab in Linthicum, MD.

This position can be filled at the Principal level OR the Sr. Principal level. Qualifications for both are listed below:

Basic Qualifications Principal Digital Verification Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical area (BSEE or other Engineering discipline preferred) with 5 years of relevant experience (3 years with technical MS; 0 years with PhD) - Experience in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog)

  • Experience with SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA)

  • Knowledge of Universal Verification Methodology (UVM)

  • Experience with scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, Tcl)

  • Familiarity with Linux OS

  • Familiarity with a coverage driven verification methodology from planning through closure

  • Knowledge of industry standard interfaces

  • Experience with object oriented programming languages and concepts

  • Must be a US Citizen and must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Full Top Secret/SCI security clearance with Polygraph .

Basic Qualifications Senior Principal Digital Verification Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical area (BSEE or other Engineering discipline preferred) with 9 years of relevant experience (7 years with technical MS; 4 years with PhD) - Experience in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog)

  • Experience with SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA)

  • Knowledge of Universal Verification Methodology (UVM)

  • Experience with scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, Tcl)

  • Familiarity with Linux OS

  • Familiarity with a coverage driven verification methodology from planning through closure

  • Knowledge of industry standard interfaces

  • Experience with object oriented programming languages and concepts

  • Must be a US Citizen and must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Full Top Secret/SCI security clearance with Polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications Principal / Senior Principal Digital Verification Engineer:

  • Advanced Degree either MS or PhD

  • Active Full Top Secret/SCI security clearance with Polygraph.

  • Experience with Mentor Graphics and/or Cadence Verification tools - FPGA/ASIC Design experience

Salary Range: $109,900 - $164,900

Salary Range 2: $136,300 - $204,500

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.