Sr. Principal Engineer Digital FPGA Design

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Redondo Beach, CA

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

The Ground Systems Development Department (part of Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector) in Manhattan Beach, CA is seeking a talented Sr. Principle Engineer Digital FPGA Design to join our team in the development and integration of complex electronic test systems and electronic hardware units in support of space flight programs. This individual would act as a responsible design engineer (RDE) supporting digital development on our program.

The RDE responsibilities include FPGA and PCB: architecture design, detailed design, performing customer briefings/reviews, and hardware test. Primary deliverables are flight electronics test systems and satellite system operational ground based hardware.

The candidate will lead designs in a team environment with other engineering functions, including: Ground Hardware Engineering, Flight Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, Product Engineering, Software Engineering, Production, Procurement, and Program Management to meet schedule and technical requirements.

The ideal candidate has a broad range of experience with:

  • Design, integration, and test of Digital circuits

  • FPGA development

  • PCBs/CCA design

  • Electronic drawer/unit design

  • Small to large electronic subsystems

Some responsibilities include performing the following:

  • Detailed Digital analysis at the component level

  • FPGA design, functional simulation, and test vector creation

  • PCB/CCA design, development, test, and integration

  • Electronic Unit design, development, test, and integration

  • Electronic Test System (Test Set) design, development, test, and post-delivery support

  • Worst case performance analysis for critical Digital signals

  • Developing and presenting design reviews for internal and external customers

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or another STEM degree from an accredited institution and 9+ years of experience in an Electrical Engineering environment; or a minimum of 7+ years of experience with a STEM Master's degree; or 4+ years of experience with a STEM PhD.

  • Design and test experience in electronics technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DOD, SCI, or SSBI clearance

  • Technical leadership experience

  • Design and test experience in more than one: Digital/Analog/RF technology

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience presenting technical content to customers

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution

    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

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    . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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