Northrop Grumman offers challenging career opportunities in Hardware Engineering within the Mission Systems Sector that play a key role in the mission to protect our military personnel. The Hardware Engineering organization is dedicated to consistently providing high quality product designs in support of multiple product areas. The Design Data and Product
Integrity Engineering (DDPIE) organization provides engineering support services for all programs at the Rolling Meadows campus including CCA Design Layout Technology, Configuration Management, Data Management, Drafting, Standards and Components, Product Follow, and Product Integrity Engineering.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Sr. Principal Design Engineer to join its Design Layout Technology team.
This position is located in Rolling Meadows, IL.
The Sr. Principal Design Engineer uses their expert knowledge in CCA and PWB fabrication to generate and maintain design rules, perform design for manufacturing checks, generate PWB notes for fabrication.
Calculates layer stack-up based on industry standards, supplier capabilities, and engineering requirements. Utilizes computer-aided design graphic tools such as Cadence Allegro, generates the required electronic data file outputs for fabrication and manufacturing, and runs design for manufacturing checks. Uses their excellent communication skills to be the team's main interface with CCA and
PWB suppliers. Understands technical theories of electrical and mechanical behavior of PWBs/PCBs to influence layout decisions (i.e. impedance matching, differential pairs, strains and stresses, orientation of components, etc.)
Sr. Principal Engineering Design
Bachelor's degree in STEM field with 9 years of experience, or Master's degree in STEM field with 7 years of experience
Experience in PCB fabrication and PWB layer stack-up for digital, RF, mixed signal, and power supply CCAs
Experience with Cadence Allegro or similar CAD tool
Expert knowledge of industry specifications and design for manufacturing (DFM) rules for CCA and PWB design, fabrication and manufacturing
Must be able to read drawings and schematic diagrams
Good self-organizing, and communication skills
US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Advanced degree in STEM field
Experience in quality and testing of CCAs and PWBs
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.