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Advanced Processing Solutions Engineers and Scientists

Requisition ID: R10047314

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

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 has an Engineering, fabrication, and test facility in Maryland where our team is developing state of the art next generation superconducting electronics (SCE) and advanced computing technologies.

We are currently in a growth mode and are looking for individuals who are interested in using their skills including but not limited to cleared or uncleared:

  • Digital Verification Engineers

  • RF Test Engineers

  • Quantum Test Engineers

  • Cryogenic Test Engineers

  • Test Engineers

  • Systems Engineers

  • Systems Computer Architects

  • Analog Mixed Signal Design Engineers

  • Mixed Signal Design Engineers

  • Data Scientist

  • Digital Circuit Design Engineers

  • Software Engineers

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Solutions Business pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies, and drives advances in the sciences. One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing, which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills to transform computing beyond Moore’s Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/memory subsystems, and large scale high performance computing systems. You’ll work in a fast-paced team environment alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers to make these processing solutions a reality and deliver remarkable new advantages to the warfighter.

The Advanced Processing Solutions (APS) business is seeking experienced technical professionals to join our team and contribute in a wide array of exciting fields in engineering, science and fabrication.  You’ll join one of the teams that perform simulation; design; fabrication; test; and data analytics, working on the front line of our quest to develop novel computing capabilities for our nation’s defense.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree, Master's Degree or PhD in Engineering, Microelectronics, Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or closely related technical major

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively to team members both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Aptitude for hands-on laboratory and experimental work.

  • Understanding of basic semiconductor processing

  • Experience in digital or analog design

  • Experience operating or troubleshooting electronic test systems

  • Experience with superconducting electronics test platforms and cryogenic test environments

  • Experience with design or test of microwave electronics


Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $223,400 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.