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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Digital Hardware Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today .

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for an experienced Sr. Principal Digital Hardware Engineer to join our team at the Redondo Beach, CA location.

Tasks of this role include Digital board/unit (electronic box level) design or Digital Unit verification. The qualified candidate is versed in the development process of digital electronics. The selected candidate will lead a team of board and FPGA designers and coordinate with other engineering specialty areas to develop a space or airborne qualified unit. The candidate should also be familiar with defense industry qualifications and design verification processes.

Other Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Digital Hardware Development

  • Simulation/analysis

  • Requirements development & flow down

  • Work with other designers, such as FPGA/board designers to help implement design

  • Develop Verification matices and test plans.

  • Support lab testing and verification efforts


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM field from an accredited institution with 9 years of engineering experience; 7 years of engineering experience with a STEM Master's degree; 4 years of engineering experience with a STEM PhD. degree.

  • 5+ years of experience in digital hardware design development or verification

  • Candidate must have an Interim Top Secret Clearance to start and be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance; or an active SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years; or a Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • 14 years of experience developing/testing Electronics for military or spacecraft applications, 8 of those in DSP/Comm design

  • Digital or Mixed signal unit, slice, board, and/or ASIC/FPGA design and development experience

  • Master's or PhD degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or other Engineering field from an accredited institution

  • Hands-on knowledge of programmatic/cost account management (CAM) processes, project planning and scheduling, cost control, change control, EVMS, staffing, coordination and oversight of technical work effort

  • Proven leadership experience and the ability to manage engineers and technicians in a process driven environment

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.

Job Category : Engineering