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Principal/Sr Principal Electronics Engineer VHDL)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Apopka
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look 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 - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal Electronics Engineer or Sr. Principal Electronics Engineer to join our Mission Systems sector site in Apopka, FL. This position is to support the design, integration, test, and production of laser and electro-optical systems for handheld, ground, and airborne products.The successful candidate will possess design, test, and documentation experience in areas of:

  • Video Systems,
  • Embedded Micro-Controllers
  • Low Power Architecture
  • FPGA Image/Signal Processing
  • Camera/Laser Interface
  • Electro-Optic Sensor Interface
  • Inertial Measurement Sensor Interface
  • Distributed Network Systems
  • Circuit Card Assembly
  • Programming/Understanding of VHDL source code and FPGA code simulationCandidate must be able to work independently as a member of a multi-disciplinary design team and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Past experience should include root cause corrective action (RCCA) determinations as well as the ability to generate engineering change notices (ECNs), update models / drawings, and release of appropriate documentation using TeamCenter applications. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment is critical.
    • Typical Duties:
    • FPGA and Micro-controller programming
    • VHDL source and Test bench code.
    • Design and documentation of video/image/signal processing electronics.
    • Design and documentation of low power architectures utilizing FPGA's and micro-controllers.
    • Generating detail electronic schematics, CCA drawings, and BOM's high speed digital electronic designs.
    • Implementation and test of image/signal processing algorithms.
    • Debug, test, and integration of high-speed digital electronic circuits in complex electro-optic systems.
    • EMI / EMC design and test.
    • Generating ECNs and entering documentation into TeamCenter databases.NGFeaturedJobsThis requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal LevelBasic Qualifications for Principal Electrical Engineer:
      • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering plus 5 years engineering experience or a M.S. in Electrical Engineering plus 3 years engineering experience
      • FPGA and Micro-controller circuit design and programming
      • FPGA code simulation
      • Electrical design of video/image/signal processing circuits
      • General analog and digital circuit design and troubleshooting
      • Circuit Analysis using software tools such as PSPICE
      • Electrical Component Selection and Obsolescence
      • US Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret ClearanceBasic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer:
        • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering plus 9 years engineering experience, or a M.S. in Electrical Engineering plus 7 years engineering experience
        • FPGA and Micro-controller circuit design and programming
        • FPGA code simulation
        • Electrical design of video/image/signal processing circuits
        • General analog and digital circuit design and troubleshooting
        • Circuit Analysis using software tools such as PSPICE
        • Electrical Component Selection and Obsolescence
        • US Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret ClearancePreferred Qualifications:
          • Image/Signal processing algorithm development experience
          • QuestaSim FPGA code simulation experience
          • Electro-Optic circuit design and test
          • Inertial Measurement Sensor interface experience
          • Mixed analog, power, and digital signal CCA experience
          • EMI / EMC design and test to MIL-STD-461
          • Test, measurement, and control software experience
          • Mathematic and modeling analysis software using tools such as MATLAB, MathCad, and Mathematica
          • Experience with Military Vehicle and Aircraft Specifications
          • Experience supporting the integration of complex laser and optical-mechanical prototypes
          • Experience with TeamCenter Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) applications
          • Cadence Concept Schematic Capture Experience
          • Cadence Allegro Printed Circuit Board Layout Experience
          • Hand soldering and light assembly experience Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Orlando , Principal/Sr Principal Electronics Engineer VHDL), Engineering , Apopka, Florida

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