Principal Digital Verification Engineer / Senior Principal Digital Verification EngineerLinthicum, MD

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Digital Technologies Group, is seeking Digital Verification Engineers to support ASIC and FPGA product development. In this capacity, you will work closely with design and verification engineers and will utilize your knowledge of modern verification methods, tools and techniques. The individual will perform functional verification of register transfer level (RTL) code of a complex ASIC at block level and SOC level using UVM (Universal Verification Methodology) and SystemVerilog and Cadence Xcelium simulation tool. This task includes but not limited to development of testbench, tests, verification IP (VIP), verification models, coverage models, extensive simulation and debug, code coverage and functional coverage, generation and analysis of reports and metrics, documentation etc. This candidate will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the different teams as required to accomplish the goals.

This position can be located in Linthicum, MD or Morrisville, NC.

Principal Engineer Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience, a Master's degree with 3 years of experience or a PhD with 0 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • U.S Citizenship is required

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance is required with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

  • Knowledge of UVM

  • Experience developing testplans, participating in reviews, test development and RTL debug

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance is required

Senior Principal Engineer Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience, a Master's degree with 7 years of experience or a PhD with 4 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • U.S Citizenship is required

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance is required with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

  • 2+ years of technical leadership experience

  • Advanced Knowledge of UVM and use of a coverage-driven verification methodology

  • Experience developing testplans, participating in reviews, test development and RTL debug

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree with at least 3+ years of professional experience in related industry

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance is required with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

  • U.S Citizenship is required

  • Experience with data structures, object oriented programming languages and concepts

  • Experience with Verification IP integration and/or development

  • Experience with a coverage-driven verification methodology from planning through closure

  • Knowledge of industry standard bus or I/O interfaces

  • Experience with SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA)

  • FPGA/ASIC design and/or development process experience

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

  • Knowledge of digital signal processing

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance is required

This position is contingent upon transfer of DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access (SAP) prior to starting.

Salary Range: $112,600 - $169,000

Salary Range 2: $139,700 - $209,500

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