Senior Principal Electrical Engineer
United States-Connecticut-East Hartford, United States
19 days ago
DescriptionAt 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.
AOA Xinetics (AOX), a wholly owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Unit, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications. Our talented team of engineers, managers and technologists conceive, design, develop and manufacture high precision products in an environment that requires significant collaboration and teamwork among multiple engineering disciplines. We are seeking a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer to support our Special Programs Team in East Hartford, CT.
Learn more about AOX at https://www.northropgrumman.com/who-we-are/aoa-xinetics
The Senior Principal Electrical Engineer will perform as a member of an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientists on different project assignments, as well as a technical lead and/or primary technical resource on project teams and hardware engineering activities. The successful candidate should have proven abilities in electronic hardware product design, design support to proposal development, product test definition, and requirement specifications development efforts. The ideal candidate will have experience as an electrical functional lead and leading a design team of electrical engineers.
Role and Responsibilities:
Collaborating with peers and other engineering disciplines in architecting, planning, designing and prototyping complex electromechanical systems
Design electronic circuit boards for use in electro-mechanical systems for commercial, industrial, defense/government and other industries
Complete tasks according to schedule, budget, cost, and design objectives
Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
Perform work with minimal direction while exercising considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment
Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
10+ years of experience in analog, digital, and mixed electronic system design, or 8+ years with a Masters in Electrical Engineering
Full lifecycle design experience of multilayer SMT printed circuit boards (PCBs)
Application experience that includes phase lock loops, signal conditioning, pulse width modulation, control and feedback systems, distributed hardware systems, etc.
Embedded design experience incorporating Xilinx FPGAs and VHDL
Electronic circuit design simulation experience
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Excellent organization and communications skills
US Citizenship is a bona fide requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance
Analog design experience in analog low noise, analog filters, shielding, and/or EMI
Digital hardware design and simulation experience using VHDL
Schematic capture using Mentor Graphics DxDesigner
Experience developing embedded firmware using C
Design experience using the STM32 ARM Cortex microcontrollers
Experience developing motor control circuits for stepper and BLDC motors
Experience using Siemens/Mentor Graphics DxDesigner
Active Top Secret Clearance