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Hardware / Software Design & Integration Engineer 2/3

Job Description:
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems on land, at sea, in air and in 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. 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, combining the talents of multiple engineering disciplines including Hardware, Firmware, Software, Mechanical Design, Systems Engineering and Program Management. This position requires a blend of Hardware and Software skills, experience with DC, Analog, Digital or RF test & measurement equipment, and a hands-on approach to troubleshooting complex electronic systems.
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
    • Test Console Design
  • SW Design Examples:
    • Process & Test 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
  • Test Program Set (TPS) design & integration for Units Under Test (UUT)
  • Actively support the investigation, resolution and documentation of product anomalies
  • Understanding Design to Cost
This position is a Dual Band Position. Candidates will be considered at both Levels2 and3 per the requirements listed below.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related STEM discipline
  • For Band 2, B.S. in Engineering with a minimum of2 years relevant industry experience or a M.S Degree with 0 years experience
  • For Band 3, B.S. in Engineering with a minimum of5 years relevant industry experienceor M.S. in Engineering with a minimum of3 years relevant industry experience
  • The ability to read and interpret specifications, schematics and block diagrams
  • Mix of hardware and software skills
  • Experience in text based programming (e.g. C / C++)
  • Background and working knowledge in RF theory and concepts
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Experience with test & measurement equipment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active Secret Clearance, US Citizenship is a pre-requisite
  • Minimum active interim Secret Clearance required prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Engineering or related STEM discipline
  • Test design and integration background
  • 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
  • Active higher level 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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