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Principal/Sr. Principal Weekend Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Process Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
The Advanced Technologies group of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an independent and resourceful Weekend Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Process Engineer. 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 experienced and talented team while helping serve your country. Enjoy the opportunity to grow and learn with a variety of challenging projects in production, 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.

This is a full-time weekend shift position, covering at a minimum Friday - Monday.

The Weekend Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Process Engineer will be responsible for:
1. All aspects of sustaining existing CVD processes for a development line including process qualifications and technician training.
2. Interfacing with other unit process engineers, operations, and integration engineers during the design and execution of process/equipment improvement projects.
3. Developing CVD processes for new materials.
4. Developing new CVD processes for emerging technologies in both microelectronic and superconducting electronics.
5. Writing and maintaining process documentation.
6. Supporting statistical process control (SPC) and continuous improvement efforts
7. Performs all other related duties as assigned

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

**Qualifications:**

**Basic Qualifications for Principal:**

BS in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or other related technical discipline with 5 years of relevant experience (3 years with a MS, 0 with a PhD).
Must be able to work a large percentage of time working in a Class 100 cleanroom environment.
Must be able to work the weekend shift, covering at a minimum Friday - Monday
Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC).
Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

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**Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal:**

BS in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or other related technical discipline with 9 years of relevant experience (7 years with a MS, 4 with a PhD).
Must be able to work a large percentage of time working in a Class 100 cleanroom environment.
Must be able to work the weekend shift, covering at a minimum Friday - Monday
Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC).
Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Direct experience with semiconductor fabrication, working in a cleanroom environment.
Hands-on experience running CVD process equipment and with process sustaining/development activities.
Experience with TEOS- and silane-based dielectric deposition
Experience with thin film characterization equipment and techniques
Experience with Applied Materials P5000 and Centura platforms
Demonstrated ability to communicate well with others and work independently
Excellent project management skills with demonstrated ability to identify manufacturing improvements, manage change, and implement solutions.
Experience in structured problem-solving methodology to troubleshoot tool and process issues.
Data analysis and visualization (JMP and/or MiniTab).
Advanced knowledge of statistical process control (SPC).
Active Secret clearance.

**Job Category** : Engineering
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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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