Northrop Grumman Embedded Electronics Engineer 4 (Linux) in Linthicum, Maryland

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman,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 Board Design

  • Automated Test Equipment Interfaces

  • JTAG chains

  • Power Circuits

  • 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

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Band 4:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related STEM discipline

  • 9 Years Experience with a Bachelors Degree; 7 Years Experience with a Masters; 4 Years Experience with a PhD

  • Minimum of 5-7 years' experience in Electronic circuit hardware design

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in software design

  • Experience with integrated (analog, power, digital) hardware Design

  • Experience with lab test equipment (such as DMM and O-Scopes)

  • Experience with software development

  • Experience with HW/SW integration

  • Effective verbal and written communication

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance, U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite

  • Experience working with Linux Operating system command line applications

  • Understanding of JTAG interface and Usage

  • Experience working with Linux Ethernet interfaces and configuration

  • Experience working with Linux user permissions and application / folder permissions

  • Experience working with Linux file system concepts, navigation, mounting, common folders and their usage

  • Understanding of Serial Communications concepts and troubleshooting

  • Secret clearance with ability to obtain SAP-SAR

  • Experience with embedded Linux

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Experience with hands-on troubleshooting with electrical hardware

  • PCB Layout a plus

  • Understanding and experience JTAG development tools a PLUS

  • Understanding and experience with IEEE 488 (GPIB) , VXI/PXI instruments and their related software (drivers, etc.)

  • Experience with AccuLogic Scan Navigator a plus

  • Experience with LabWindows CVI a big plus

  • Experience with Linux networking concepts: DHCP, fixed IP addressing, routing, and high level troubleshooting

  • Experience with command shell and shell scripting

  • Experience with Remote Desktop (RDP), File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Secure Shell (SSH), and Telnet

  • Experience with various Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Red Hat, Debian, etc.

  • Experience with the architecture of Linux operating system, Kernel, Drivers, User Environment

  • Experience with Networking Hardware Configurations, Routers, Switches, Servers, etc.

  • Experience with ClearCase

  • Experience with FPGA Programming (Microsemi, Xilnx, et)

  • Experience with Flash Programming

  • Familiarity with JTAG, Ethernet and RS232 interfaces

  • Familiarity with Programmable Power Supplies

  • Experience with SQL Database

  • Experience with Microsoft Visual C++ Experience with ISE/Cadstar

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.