Principal/ Sr. Principal Mixed-Signal Electrical EngineerLinthicum, MD

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Principal/Senior Principal Mixed-Signal Electrical Design Engineer

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Solutions Business pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies, and drives advances in the sciences. One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing, which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills to transform computing beyond Moore's Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/memory subsystems, and large-scale high-performance computing systems. You'll work in a fast-paced team environment alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers to make these processing solutions a reality.

The Network Information Solutions (NIS) Advanced Processing sector is seeking a Mixed-Signal Electrical Design Engineer to join an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientists on various project assignments. The successful candidate should have proven abilities in electronic hardware design, support, testing, product development, and requirement specification development efforts.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with peers and other engineering disciplines in the planning, design, and prototyping of complex mixed-signal systems.

  • Design electronic circuits and custom electronic test systems used in the measurement of cryogenic-cooled superconducting devices.

  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems.

  • Complete tasks according to schedule, budget, cost, design objectives and requirements.

  • Work under general direction to independently determine and develop viable solutions.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Mixed-Signal Electrical Design Engineer:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience or a Master's degree with a minimum of 3 years of related work experience. 6 year's related experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

  • Experience in analog, digital, and mixed-signal electronic system design

  • Electronic circuit design simulation experience using SPICE, HFSS, ADS, etc.

  • Hands on use of laboratory test equipment: oscilloscopes, function generators, DMM, BERT scopes, network analyzers and signal analyzers.

  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance. US Citizenship is a requirement for this.

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Mixed-Signal Electrical Design Engineer:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or a related field with 9 years of related work experience or a Master's degree with 7 years of related work experience. 6 year's related experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

  • Electronic circuit design simulation experience using SPICE, HFSS, ADS, etc.

  • Hands on use of laboratory test equipment: oscilloscopes, function generators, DMM, BERT scopes, network analyzers and signal analyzers.

  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance. US Citizenship is a requirement for this.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design experience in RF, analog, low noise, filters, shielding, and/or EMI.

  • High Density Interconnect PWB design experience

  • Schematic capture and layout using Mentor Graphics tools.

  • Complex, high-speed, high-density system cabling design experience

  • Test and troubleshooting of electronics and electrical systems related to analog/mixed-signal, RF, and communication.

  • Embedded design experience incorporating Xilinx FPGAs

  • Experience developing embedded firmware and software using C, C++ and MatLab.

  • Project leadership

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Salary Range: $102,400 - $153,600

Salary Range 2: $127,000 - $190,600

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.