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Microelectronics Product Engineering Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10032379

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • 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.

The Advanced Concepts and Technologies group of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Microelectronics Product Engineering Manager  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 Grumman’s 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 Grumman’s 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.

The Microelectronics Product Engineering Manager should possess a working knowledge of solid state device physics, digital and RF circuit design and test, and experience in Front End of Line (FEOL) and Back End of Line (BEOL) device processing, integration, and packaging.

Primary duties include managing the group responsible for developing, sustaining, qualifying and delivering a diverse portfolio of products spanning multiple material systems and technology nodes. This includes working with design and test to understand physical and electrical sensitivities, characterize and trend circuit performance, define and benchmark critical parameters and test vehicles, coordinate experiments and analyze experimental data, perform product debug and root cause analysis, support yield improvement efforts, manufacturing cost reduction, and to coordinate both internal and externally manufactured device delivery.

The Microelectronics Product Engineering Manager will coordinate with process engineering to develop and document process flows post wafer fabrication. He/she will also assist customers in developing performance specifications and customer testing of complex devices. Other assignments may include ensuring timely procurement of starting materials, assembly process support, product qualification follow, and product status reviews.

In addition, the
Microelectronics Product Engineering Manager will work closely with new technology development principal investigators, designers, and program management to help develop and execute the product development and new product introduction strategy for devices built using the technology under development.  The chosen individual must have an aptitude for laboratory and experimental work, as well as, design of experiments. He/she must also have the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels in the organization and be able to demonstrate excellent problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking skills.


Basic Qualifications:

•At least 3+ years of experience managing a team
•Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Engineering or other closely related technical field with 9+ years of relevant experience (7+ years with an MS or PhD)
•Experience with semiconductor process flows with critical dimensions at 250 nm or less and test vehicle development and benchmarking
•Yield enhancement and manufacturing experience
•Program Management experience
•Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Solid State Physics or other relevant engineering physical science discipline
•A strong background in solid state device physics, digital and RF circuit design and test
•Involvement with leading or participating in technology transfers and/or external foundry interface experience
•A thorough knowledge of advanced DC & RF device characterization techniques
•Experience with device and circuit characterization, including manipulation and plotting of large datasets
•Experience with the design and analysis of experiments using tools such as JMP
•Experience with the design and layout of process and device test structures
•IPA, MCM or 2.5D/3D Heterogeneous integration experience

Salary Range: $120,000 USD - $180,000 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

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.

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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.