Northrop Grumman Software/Hardware Engineer 3/4- Test Program Set(TPS) Designer in Baltimore, Maryland

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air, undersea and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe.

We are looking 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 accomplish what's considered impossible. Our employees have made significant historical contributions and are shaping the future.

Join a design community that offers unique design challenges that combine the talents of multiple engineering disciplines including Hardware, Firmware, Software, Mechanical Design, Systems Engineering and Program Management.

Typical Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design creative and flexible HW/SW solutions with a motivated team of experts

  • HW Design Examples:

  • Electronic Circuit Design

  • RF Design

  • Power/Cooling Monitor and Control

  • Interface Panel Layouts and Interconnections

  • Console Design

  • SW Design Examples:

  • Process Automation

  • Instrument Drivers and Utilities

  • UI/UX Design

  • Real Time, Pre and Post Processing Data Analytics

  • Firmware Design for simulation and control

  • SW/HW integration

  • Requirements verification

  • Actively support the investigation, resolution and documentation of product anomalies

  • Understanding Design to Cost

This is a Dual Band Requisition, candidates will be considered based on the BasicQualifications below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related STEM discipline

  • For Band 3 , B.S. in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years relevant industry experienceor M.S. in Engineering with a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience

  • For Band 4 , B.S. in Engineering with a minimum of 9 years relevant industry experienceor M.S. in Engineering with a minimum of 7 years relevant industry experience

  • The ability to read and interpret specifications, schematics and block diagrams

  • Mix of hardware and software skills

  • Experience with software development, including experience with C/C++ Programming

  • Background and working knowledge in RF test and measurement concepts

  • Experience with test & measurement equipment

  • Experience with HW/SW integration

  • Effective verbal and written communication

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active secret clearance, U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Engineering or related STEM discipline

  • Experience with LabWindows CVI, C / C++ programming

  • Experience with schematic design tools (e.g. Mentor Graphics, Zuken, etc.)

  • PCB design and layout is a plus

  • Experience with hands-on troubleshooting of electrical hardware

  • Hands-on experience with digital, analog & RF test equipment

  • Experience with FPGA programming/Firmware design experience

  • Active secret clearance or higher level clearanceNorthrop 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.