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Microelcetronics Semiconductor Engineer / Principal Microelectronic Semiconductor Engineer

Requisition ID: R10090471

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Emerging Capabilities Development group of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Microelectronics Product 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 Grumman’s 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 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 qualified candidate will have a general knowledge of and experience in semiconductor fabrication, digital or RF circuit design and test. Candidate will join a production team working closely with multiple programs and area managers to support on-time delivery of products derived from a variety of Si and Compound Semiconductor technologies. As a Product Engineer, you will be responsible for developing product backend (assembly, test, and/or reliability testing) process flow, making on-time deliveries, and ensuring program requirements compliance. On daily basis, you will interface with representatives from design, assembly, test, inspection, product integration, supply chain, operations, and program management. You will also be responsible for identifying product yield and quality issues, and leading a cross functional team in an effort to identify root cause and implement corrective measures. Candidates should have a strong sense of ownership and urgency, cross functional team leadership, and also have an aptitude for data manipulation and analysis via tools such as JMP and/or custom programming via languages such as Python.


This requisition may be filled as a Microelectronics Semiconductor Engineer or Principal Microelectronics Semiconductor Engineer

Basic Qualifications for Microelectronics Product Engineer:

- Must have bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline with 2 yrs. product engineering experience or master's degree with 0 yrs. experience 

- Must have general understanding of semiconductor processing

- Must have general MS Office suite experience


Basic Qualifications for Microelectronics Principal Product Engineer:

- Must have bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline with 5 yrs. product engineering experience or master's degree with 3 yrs. experience 

- Must have prior experience working as microelectronic product, design, process, integration, and/or test engineer.

- Proficiency with performing data & statistical analysis using data analysis tools (JMP, Minitab, R, Matlab, YieldWerx, etc)

Preferred Qualifications:

-Semiconductor Product and/or Test Engineering background strongly preferred

-Solid State Physics or other relevant engineering physical science disciplines.

-Understanding of analog, digital and RF device test and characterization techniques.

-Familiarity with semiconductor product qualification tests & industry standards

-Yield enhancement or manufacturing experience including six sigma disciplines.

-Experience with JMP, Python, Tableau and/or other programming & data analysis software.

Salary Range: $81,000 USD - $121,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $98,800 USD - $149,800 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.