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Associate Circuit Design Engineer / Circuit Design Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The Emerging Capabilities Development Organization of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an exceptionally talented, motivated, and creative Semiconductor/RF Test Engineer for our Advanced Technology Lab (ATL) located outside of Baltimore, Maryland - where we design, manufacture, and test semiconductor products for internal and commercial production customers as well as emerging technology programs.

Northrop Grummans ATL semiconductor foundry is a unique capability supporting a range of production microelectronic devices (Silicon, Silicon Germanium, Gallium Arsenide, Gallium Nitride, Silicon Carbide, Carbon Nanotubes) and providing leading edge technology development in superconducting electronics. Our devices enable a number of Northrop Grummans ground-based radars, avionic radars, and space systems. Join us for the chance to work with an amazing, experienced, and talented team while helping serve your country. Enjoy the opportunity to grow and learn with a variety of challenging projects in R&D, ongoing long-term programs, and new programs targeting future military platforms. Our multidisciplinary foundry team enables activities from development to sustainment process engineering. ATL is responsible for all aspects of semiconductor technology including design, mask making, wafer fabrication, test, and assembly. The candidate must be a strong team participant, have excellent communication skills, and be resourceful and multitalented. A strong understanding of semiconductor technology and microelectronic manufacturing test methodologies are essential.

The Semiconductor/RF Test Engineer will support development and execution of RF MMIC and SOC test for multiple technologies including GaAs/GaN/SiGe. The Test Engineer will be responsible for understanding the test requirements, documenting the test plan, and developing the software and hardware solution necessary. Administrative and technical responsibility includes test software and hardware development, daily and forward-looking test scheduling, test data integrity, equipment/software improvements, and supporting the procurement of both expense and capital test equipment. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring configuration control of test software and hardware, test quality, test documentation quality, test equipment calibration, and compliance to customer documents (e.g., Source Control Documents). Excellent verbal and written communication skills also required. #NGATL

**This requisition may be filled as an Associate Circuit Design Engineer or Circuit Design Engineer**

**Basic** **Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering or a closely related major.
+ GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher
+ Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite).
+ Software skills in a modern language such as C#, Python, C++ or Java

**Basic** **Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors degree +2 years' experience in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering or a closely related major + 2 years' experience
+ Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
+ Software skills in a modern language such as C#, Python, C++ or Java

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ GPA of 3.7/4.0 or higher.
+ Previous internship/co-op or other work experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular).
+ Experience making mixed signal measurements.
+ Experience with wafer or die testing.

Salary Range: $67,000.00 - $100,600.00Salary Range 2: $81,000.00 - $121,600.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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Posted: 2023-01-17 Expires: 2023-04-17

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