Electrical Engineer - FPGA - Remote with some travel

Northrop Grumman Remote
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November 16, 2022
Northrop Grumman
Raleigh, North Carolina

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.


The Ground Systems Development Department (part of Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector) in Manhattan Beach, CA is seeking a talented Sr. Principle Electrical Engineer to lead the development and integration of complex electronic test systems and electronic hardware units in support of space flight programs. This individual would act as the responsible design engineer (RDE) and technical lead of development on our program.


The electronic hardware development responsibilities include: developing system architecture, detailed design, performing customer briefings/reviews, hardware test, site integration, and post-delivery support. Primary deliverables are flight electronics test systems and satellite system operational ground based hardware.   


The candidate will lead an electrical design team which is comprised of electrical hardware design engineers and other engineering functions, including: Flight Engineering, Systems Engineering, Product Engineering, Software Engineering, Production, Procurement, and Program Management to meet schedule and technical requirements. 


The ideal candidate has a broad range of experience with:

  • Leading small to large teams
  • Design, integration, and test of Digital and Analog/RF circuits
  • PCBs/CCAs
  • Electronic drawers/units
  • FPGAs
  • Small to large electronic subsystems. 


Some responsibilities include both performing and leading the following:

  • Detailed Digital, RF, or Analog analysis at the component level
  • FPGA design, functional simulation, and test vector creation
  • PCB/CCA design, development, test, and integration
  • Electronic Unit design, development, test, and integration
  • Electronic Test System (Test Set) design, development, test, and post-delivery support
  • Worst case performance analysis for critical Digital and/or RF signals
  • Developing and presenting design reviews for internal and external customers
  • Reporting schedule and earned value to program leadership

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