Semiconductor Process Engineering Manager 2-19012832

Location: Baltimore
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

The Advanced Technologies group of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an exceptionally talented, motivated, and creative Semiconductor Process Engineering Manager will be responsible for technical and management activities associated with foundry semiconductor chemical wet etching, chemical mechanical polishing (CMP, solvent clean, liftoff, plating and various R&D process areas.


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, 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

multi-talented. A strong understanding of semiconductor technology and microelectronic process engineering is essential.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership characteristics, a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. In this blended role, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to balance programmatic needs to deliver results within cost, schedule, and quality parameters while encouraging and rewarding innovative behaviors in the staff.


The Semiconductor Process Engineering Manager will be responsible for technical and management activities associated with foundry semiconductor physical vapor deposition (PVD), chemical vapor deposition (CVD) , epitaxy, diffusion/thermal, and/or grinding/lapping processes chemical mechanical polishing (CMP),plating, and various R&D process areas. In addition, the Semiconductor Process Engineering Manager will be responsible for staffing, employee tasking, project management, budget oversight, and program /engineering interface activities. Functional duties include hiring, onboarding, personnel performance assessments, time charging approval, and employee development.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with five years of relevant experience including prior experience with semiconductor process engineering and device fabrication.
  • Must have some leadership or management experience.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering , Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or a related technical area.
  • Master's degree
  • Experience with microelectronics physical vapor deposition (PVD), chemical vapor deposition (CVD) , chemical mechanical processing, epitaxy, diffusion/thermal, plating, and/or grinding/lapping processes

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19012832

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position