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Process Integration Engineer/Principal Process Integration Engineer

Requisition ID: R10038053

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems seeks to fill a Process Integration Engineer position within our Advanced Technology Lab (ATL). ATL is located just outside of Baltimore, MD - where we design, manufacture, and test semiconductor products for internal and commercial production as well as emerging programs. We have over 21,000 square feet of Class 100 wafer fabrication cleanroom that supports variants of Si; SiGe; GaAs; SiC.

​At Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Technology Lab –VARIETY describes the work that our process integration team enjoys. The process integration team at ATL has the chance to work on both production and development programs, as well as troubleshooting and process improvements. Many people on our process integration team work on more than one product/program at once, and have exposure to other products as well. The process integration group is also an integral part of the foundry process, interfacing with multiple other foundry groups on a daily basis.

​Roles and Responsibilities:

​The Process Integration Engineer (First Shift) will be responsible for overseeing production flows on our semiconductor manufacturing line, as well as the creation of integrated processes supporting several technologies including GaAs, GaN, SiC, CMOS, and novel materials.  Candidate should have in-depth knowledge of semiconductor processing and wafer fabrication with some device knowledge. Duties include defining device structures for product monitoring, process continuous improvement, design and evaluation of experiments, electrical and functional parts evaluation, SPC, and product qualification.  Candidate should have the ability to develop advanced technological ideas and guide their development to a final product.

​Join us for the chance to work with an amazing, experienced, and talented team. We are expanding with new work on many development and production programs.

​#NGATL

​This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

​This requisition may be filled at either Process Integration Engineer or Principal Process Integration Engineer.

​Basic Qualifications for Process Integration Engineer:

​- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Microelectronics, Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or closely related technical major with 2 years of relevant experience (0 years with an MS)

​- In-depth knowledge of semiconductor processing and wafer fabrication with some device knowledge.

​- Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance (US Citizenship is a requirement for this).

​Basic Qualifications for Principal Process Integration Engineer:

​- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Microelectronics, Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or closely related technical major with 5 years of relevant experience (3 years with an MS; 0 years with PhD)

​- In-depth knowledge of semiconductor processing and wafer fabrication with some device knowledge.

​- Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance (US Citizenship is a requirement for this).

​Preferred Qualifications:

​- Course work in semiconductor processing, analog and microwave electronic circuits

​- III-V semiconductor fabrication experience

​- RF test analysis and production engineering experience

​- Device physics expertise in III-V devices, Bipolar transistors, or CMOS

​- Experience with DOEs, JMP, statistical analysis


Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $96,900 USD - $145,300 USD

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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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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.