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Sr. Principal Microelectronics Product/Device Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

As a Sr. Principal Microelectronics Product/Device Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

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. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in Baltimore, Maryland is seeking a Sr. Principal Microelectronics Product/Device Engineer for our Advanced Technology Laboratory where we design, manufacture, and test semiconductor products for internal and commercial production as well as emerging programs.

The Microelectronics Product/Device Engineer considers the entire life cycle of a product and is the production interface between design, fabrication and test. The qualified individual should possess an in-depth knowledge of digital and RF circuit design and test as well as knowledge or experience with solid state device physics, Front End of Line (FEOL) and Back End of Line (BEOL) device processing. Primary duties involve performing data analysis activities to support the development and qualification of novel superconducting circuits, working with design and test to understand physical and electrical sensitivities. Other duties include characterizing and trending circuit performance; defining and benchmarking critical parameters and test vehicles; coordinating experiments and analyzing experimental data; performing device debug and root cause analysis; supporting yield improvement efforts, and manufacturing cost reduction, as well as characterizing device reliability. Assist customers in developing performance specifications and customer testing of complex devices. Other assignments may include product qualification support, assembly process support, maintaining production documentation and product engineering review.

The chosen candidate must have an aptitude for data manipulation and analysis via tools such as JMP and/or custom programming via languages such as Python. He/she must also have the ability to communicate with employees at all levels in the organization and be able to demonstrate excellent problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking skills.


**Basic Qualifications:**
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Engineering or other closely related technical field with 14 years of relevant experience (12 years with an MS; 9 years with a PhD)
A strong background in solid state device physics, digital and RF circuit design and test.
Experience with data analysis on large datasets via tools such as JMP and Python.
Experience with semiconductor process flows with critical dimensions at 250 nm or less and test vehicle development and benchmarking.
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

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

**Job Category** : Engineering


Posted: 2020-09-18 Expires: 2020-11-26

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