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Hardware/Software Design Engineer at Northrop Grumman

Full-time Position in Linthicum Heights
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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air, undersea and 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 and 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 that combine the talents of multiple engineering disciplines including Hardware, Firmware, Software, Mechanical Design, Systems Engineering and Program Management.Typical Roles and Responsibilities:Design creative and flexible HW/SW solutions with a motivated team of expertsHW Design Examples:Electronic Circuit Board Design Automated Test Equipment InterfacesJTAG chainsPower CircuitsSW Design Examples:Process AutomationInstrument Drivers and UtilitiesUI/UX DesignReal Time, Pre and Post Processing Data Analytics SW/HW integrationRequirements verificationActively support the investigation, resolution and documentation of product anomaliesUnderstanding Design to Cost Candidates will be considered at both Level 2 and Level 3 per the requirements listed below. Basic T2 Qualifications:Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related STEM disciplineT2 Requirements: 2 years professional experience with Bachelor of Science.Ability to read and create schematics Experience in electronic hardware designExperience with software control of test equipment. (Relevant Classwork will be considered in lieu of professional experience)Experience with lab test equipment (such as DMM and O-Scopes)Experience with HW/SW integration Effective verbal and written communicationAbility to acquire Secret Clearance requiredBasic T3 Qualifications:Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related STEM disciplineT3 Requirements: 5-7 years professional experience with a Bachelor’s Degree; 3-5 years with a Master’sAbility to read and create schematicsExperience with electronic hardware designExperience with software control of test equipment.Experience with lab test equipment (such as DMM and O-Scopes)Experience with HW/SW integration Effective verbal and written communicationAbility to acquire Secret Clearance required Preferred Qualifications:Minimum of 3 years’ experience in electronic controls designMinimum of 2 years’ experience in software designExperience with schematic design tools (e.g., Mentor Graphics, Zuken…etc.)Experience with hands-on troubleshooting of electrical hardwareMultilayer PCB Layout experience a plusExperience with JTAG Boundary Scan Software packagesFirmware design experience a plusExperience with LabWindows CVI a big plusLeadership experienceActive Secret clearance

Seniority Level

Entry level

Industry

  • Information Technology and Services
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  • Defense & Space
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  • Computer Software

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Engineering
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  • Information Technology