Northrop Grumman Electronics Firmware / Digital Design Engineer 4 (Active Top Secret) in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Processing Technologies Group, is seeking Digital Design Engineers to be involved in full life-cycle product development of Radio Frequency Electronic Warfare (RFEW), Infrared Counter Measures (IRCM) and Advanced Target & Surveillance (ATS) Systems. You will be involved in requirements analysis and system architecture, coding, test bench design, verification, synthesis and place and route using state of the art tools and


This position will be located in our Rolling Meadows, IL facility.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum of9 years of relevant professional work experience OR Master's degree and minimum7 years of relevant professional work experience.

  • BS in Electrical / Computer Engineering or comparable Engineering discipline

  • Knowledge of in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog), SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA), UVM for FPGAs,

CPLDs and/or ASICs

  • Ability to work in teams and communicate clearly across various levels of engineers

  • Ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into digital firmware requirements, design, and test specifications

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering

  • Experience in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog), SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA), UVM for PLDs, FPGAs, and/or ASICs

  • Experience with Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Tools: Mentor Graphics ModelSim/QuestaSim, Synplicity, Xilinx ISE/ Vivado, Xilinx EDK, Xilinx System Generator, Altera Quartus, Altera SOPC Builder, Altera Qsys, DSP Builder

  • Expertise achieving timing closure on FPGA designs and generating test benches

  • Experience in Microprocessor (PowerPC, Intelbased, SOC) designs

  • Implementation of Digital Signal or Image Processing algorithms on FPGAs

  • Experience developing in MATLAB/Simulink

  • Experience with high level programming languages (C/C++)

  • A strong team player who also has the ability to work independently

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