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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal/Sr. Principal Guidance Computer PWB/PCB Designer in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a GBSD Principal/Senior Principal Guidance Computer PWB/PCB Designer to work on our GBSD program in Roy, Utah.

The individual in this role will design analog and digital PWB/PCB used in the Guidance Computer (GC) flight unit. The Guidance Computer is a high reliability, radiation hardened flight controller for the GBSD Aerospace Vehicle (AVE). The GBSD Guidance Computer contains digital processing, digital I/O, and analog actuator/power I/O electronics functions.

The designer will work in a program team environment with other Designers, Electrical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers designing analog and digital printed circuit boards through release of fabrication drawing package. This position reports directly to the Guidance Computer Flight Unit Product Engineering Lead.

Position requires 25% travel to El Segundo, CA until Q3 2021. Otherwise, 10% travel.

This position can be filled at a higher grade based on the below qualifications.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal PWB/PCB Design Engineer: Bachelors degree and 5 years or Masters and 3 years or 0 and PhD. 4 additional years in lieu of degree

  • Senior Principal PWB/PCB Design Engineer: Bachelors degree and 9 years or Masters and 7 years or 4 and PhD. 4 additional years in lieu of degree

  • Experience using Mentor Xpedition, MentorGraphics BoardStation, Cadence/Allegro PCB, Mentor pads, Altium Designer, or other PCB layout tool

  • Active Current Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Mentor Xpedition version 1.2

  • IPC certification CID (Certified Interconnect Designer-Basic) or CID+ (Advanced)

  • Lead roles- Agile experience or certification

  • Non-Lead roles-Agile Experience or certification

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