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Senior Principal Electrical Engineer (FPGA) / Top Secret

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.


Are you ready to join Northrop Grumman? If so, join ourTeam inTechnology Servicesthat works to support programs lead by NGTS and other Northrop Grumman sectors.

This opportunity is in support of a Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (NGIS) program. NGIS designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Your duties will include:

Perform tasks which include development, performance modeling, end-to-end simulation and implementation of FPGA designs for use in satellites and other space vehicles. Work will include design, verification and testing of FPGA design targeting specific hardware platforms using simulation tools or in a lab environment. Based on specific objectives, perform analysis, design, and test of complex designs without detailed direction from more senior engineers.


Your specific Job Responsibilities:
Develop FPGA requirements based on flowed down requirements and expand these requirements to include derived requirements
Develop FPGA architecture supporting flowed down and derived requirements.
Develop VHDL code meeting requirements for targeted FPGAs including Microsemi and Xylinx.
Verify FPGA timing margins and perform full simulations using ModelSim or equivalent design tools.
Perform analysis to show design meets throughput and timing meeting requirements.
Analysis and Design - Demonstrates and applies knowledge of technical principles, theories, and concepts and contributes to the development of new principles, theories, and concepts.
Develop material for and participated in FPGA Design reviews.
Must have strong and demonstrated RTL VHDL skills - Verilog and system Verilog is helpful.
Must be able to create or review presentations, emails, trade studies, and reports for content and accuracy.
Familiarity with SynplifyPRO, Libero SoC, LiberoIDE, Designer, Aldec Riviera PRO.
Have worked with Microsemi and Xylinx FPGAs in a space environment
Experience with multiple clock domains.
Experience partitioning designs.

Basic Qualifications:
1. A Bachelor's degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering or related field and a minimum of 9years of experience in RTL / FPGA designs experience.
2.Able to develop FPGA requirements and be able to show traceability to requirements and technical references.
3. Working knowledge of analog and digital systems and familiarity and with common bus architectures and serial communications schema (cPCI, Mil STD 1553, Synchronous serial communications, etc.)
4.Ability to use and collect test data using digital storage oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, logic analyzers, and in-circuit emulators
5. Able to effectively communicate findings to customers and management.
6. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships with customers, coworkers, and vendors.
7. Self-starter capable of performing assigned tasks with minimal direction.
8. Able to work in an inter-disciplinary functional team.

9.Current TS/SCI Clearance


Preferred Qualifications:
1. Knowledge of programming languages including C/C++ or scripting languages such as TCL/TK or Python.



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.





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