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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer in Morrisville, North Carolina

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Missions Systems sector is seeking an experience software developer for highly competitive Hardware Engineer roles within our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Join an hardware and software development team designing and building advanced, state-of-the-art software components and applications for signal processing algorithms. Additional responsibilities include Program Management.

The Northrop Grumman REDHAWK Center of Excellence is looking for a deputy program manager and hardware engineer. This position will be responsible for the day to day operation of a mix of skills and seniority levels, directly reporting to the USG customer. The candidate will have to primarily focus on achieving customer satisfaction in a dynamic environment where progress on background tasks are required, but day to day priorities change. The candidate will be responsible for not only developing SME status on several USG software defined radios, leading a design team of embedded software and hardware engineers, but identifying when the customer needs skills that are outside the core COE team, and then work with functional and program management to borrow the SME for the duration of the task.

This job requires not only being able to digital design tasks, but being able to develop training material for third party users of embedded platforms, and lead a team to develop and deliver the training

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs hardware and software

  • Primarily focus on achieving customer satisfaction in a dynamic environment where progress on background tasks are required, but day to day priorities change.

  • Responsible for not only developing SME status on several USG software defined radios, leading a design team of embedded software and hardware engineers,

  • Identifying when the customer needs skills that are outside the core COE team, and then work with functional and program management to borrow the SME for the duration of the task

Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

  • Experience with FPGA design in ISE and Vivado, using VHDL, system generator

  • Experience with Board design and debug

  • Expert capabilities in debugging embedded system issues, even if you've never seen the platform or the application before.

  • Test equipment specification, and use of TCL and python to control test equipment

  • Scripting for FPGA builds

  • Big system simulation experience from standalone VHDL through UVM and Jenkins

  • Demonstrated ability to design documentation for 3 rd party users (writing sample required)

  • Experience moving software from servers to smaller form factor embedded systems.

  • Embedded platform software development, including Embedded ARM processors in the Xilinx family of FPGAs.

  • Code architecture and optimization for performance in embedded processors and systems

  • Interfacing between processors and hardware in the system through register interfaces, messaging stacks and direct processor-fabric interfaces.

  • Processor FPGA and Processor-GPU APIs

  • Debugging and application delivery in embedded systems

  • Software Defined Radio platform experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or higher

  • Current SCI clearance, CI minimum, Full Scope preferred

  • Some familiarity with REDHAWK and/or TOA

  • Willing to travel once a month (on average) to support customer meetings

  • Listen to the customer, and partner with them to achieve success

  • Represent the customer needs and goals to other NG and third party teams

  • Highly organized to work remotely from the customer and the rest of the team

  • Demonstrated experience to influence NG and other organizations without direct face to face contact

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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