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ECAD PCB Design Engineer/ Principal ECAD PCB Design Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman Corp. (AU)
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

At 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.
At 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, but they're also making history.
As an integral part of our Design Engineering Group you will be working in a dynamic environment. You will develop PCB layouts and support documentation according to customer and internal requirements such as designing for Electrical Functionality, EMC, Manufacturing, Reliability, and
Cost.
Location:
Local at Linthicum, MD, or 100% remote will be considered
Responsibilities:


  • Utilize tools such as Mentor Graphic Tools, primarily Xpedition/DXD VX versions.
  • Develop PCB layouts and supporting documentation according to customer and internal requirements such as designing for Electrical Functionality, EMC, Manufacturing, Reliability, and Cost.
  • Support PCB(A) DFM/DFA activities in collaboration with Electrical, Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering.
  • Support development of PCB Layout standards, best practices, and guidelines in accordance with industry standards and internal requirements.
  • Perform work assignments as a highly competent ECAD designer, requiring independent design and release effort in collaboration with other disciplines.
  • Work assignments primarily involve intermediate through advanced level work, moving toward complete technical competency and mastery of the field
  • Design and development of PCB layout while adhering to electrical, mechanical, EMC, manufacturing and cost requirements.
  • Support PCB layout design reviews (Electrical, EMC, Manufacturing, etc)
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.

    Basic Qualifications for ECAD PCB Design Engineer:

    • Bachelor's Degree in S.T.E.M. related field with a minimum of 2 years practical work experience, or Master's Degree in S.T.E.M. related field with a minimum of 0 years practical work experience.
    • Senior ECAD Designer, proficient with Mentor Graphic Tools, primarily Xpedition/DXD VX versions.
    • Designer to be experienced with multiple PCB product types
    • Designer to be experienced with Ridged and Flex PCB product types, especially: Complex High-Speed Digital/HDI designs/ Serdes/Memory/ Latest DDR disciplines routing schemes/blind and buried vias.
    • Experienced and very proficient with CES and DRC use and interpretations. Candidate to also be proficient with the use of Valor fabrication checks, DFM reports and outputs.
    • Proficient with "PCB part placement and routing flow" is also required for dense/multi-layer/composite designs.
    • United States Citizenship
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. Clearance not required to start

      Basic Qualifications for Principal ECAD PCB Design Engineer :

      • Bachelor's Degree in S.T.E.M. related field with a minimum of 5 years practical work experience, or Master's Degree in S.T.E.M. related field with a minimum of 3 years practical work experience OR PhD with 0 years.
      • Senior ECAD Designer, proficient with Mentor Graphic Tools, primarily Xpedition/DXD VX versions.
      • Designer to be experienced with multiple PCB product types
      • Designer to be experienced with Ridged and Flex PCB product types, especially: Complex High-Speed Digital/HDI designs/ Serdes/Memory/ Latest DDR disciplines routing schemes/blind and buried vias.
      • Experienced and very proficient with CES and DRC use and interpretations. Candidate to also be proficient with the use of Valor fabrication checks, DFM reports and outputs.
      • Proficient with "PCB part placement and routing flow" is also required for dense/multi-layer/composite designs.
      • United States Citizenship
      • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. Clearance not required to start

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Assist Engineering regarding the more refined and precise techniques used with PCB layout and routing.
        • Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher

          This role is contingent upon the ability to obtain or maintain an active DoD Secret Clearance or higher or the transferal of an active clearance.
          Salary Range: $75,700 - $113,500
          Salary Range 2: $93,000 - $139,600
          The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.
          Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
          The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.
          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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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