RF Test and Development Engineer/Principal - Receiver/Exciter Cell - 3rd shift
Category: EngineeringLocation: Baltimore, MD - United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 3rd Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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 "A cents € 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 Mission Systems Manufacturing Operations Test Engineering Team seeks an RF Test and Development Engineer - 3rd shift - to assume ownership of successful delivery of our Receiver/Exciter Manufacturing Cell products. This career opportunity is a great fit for self-motivated proactive individuals who want to assume ownership of the performance and delivery of Northrop Grumman's diverse suite of RF product hardware. Our Engineers work in a high exposure, fast paced, and exciting environment that involves "hands on"A' technical challenges, problem solving, and inter-department collaborations. If you thrive on solving problems and want different challenges each day, please read on!We are seeking RF knowledgeable individuals who are passionate about monitoring and supporting product technical performance and aggressive about maintaining product delivery schedules. The RF Test and Development Engineer will work with our advanced microelectronic products, and will support the development, integration, and testing of production hardware. Activities will range from hands-on testing; to analysis of failure trends, root cause/ corrective actions; and attending program meetings to report yields, problems, and corrective actions.*There is a shift differential for 3rd shift.The RF Test Engineer will:Design, develop, and implement testing methods and equipmentTroubleshoot and support RF hardwareSupport First Time Through Test Yield (FTTTY) and hardware deliveriesAnalyze test data and identify early trendsCompile data and define changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirementsCollaborate with design engineering to develop and implement hardware improvements and solutionsSupport technicians through troubleshoot and trainingMonitor product yields and aggressively work to maintain program yield targetsSupport program meetings in developing root cause and corrective actionsAttend program meetings to report yield issues, yield detractor investigation finding, and corrective actionsInterface with manufacturing management, test technicians, production engineers, design engineers, system engineers, program management and program support teamsThe right candidate will have analytical skills to review requirements, test plans, and test scenarios; and the ability to effectively communicate across teams. He/she should also be self-directed, organized, team oriented and have previous experience with MS Office tools.The ability to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance is required for this job. An Interim Secret clearance is required to start the job; if you do not currently have a clearance, a contingent offer may be made so you can start the job once you have an Interim Secret clearance. We would sponsor you for this clearance. On average, an Interim Secret clearance takes 6 weeks to obtain.This job may be filled as an Engineer or a Principal Engineer based on the requirements below.Basic Qualifications for an RF Test and Development Engineer:BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or other STEM Field2 years of related experience (0 years with an MS degree)Experience with RF test equipment (scopes, power meter, spectrum analyzer, signal generator)Familiarity with basic concepts of RF circuit design and troubleshootingAbility to obtain DoD Secret level security clearance. An Interim Secret clearance is required to start this job.Ability to work 3rd shift. Typical 3rd Shift hours are from 11pm - 7:00am Monday-Friday, with some flexibility.Basic Qualifications for a Principal RF Test and Development Engineer:BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or other STEM Field5 years of related experience (3 years with an MS degree)Experience with RF test equipment (scopes, power meter, spectrum analyzer, signal generator)Familiarity with basic concepts of RF circuit design and troubleshootingAbility to obtain DoD Secret level security clearance. An Interim Secret clearance is required to start this job.Ability to work 3rd shift. Typical 3rd Shift hours are from 11pm - 7:00am Monday-Friday, with some flexibility.Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of RF theory and conceptsCircuit card assembly (CCA) level test experienceExperience with automated testing is desired, but not requiredActive US Secret Level security clearanceMANUMS21005457Salary Range: 77952 - 116928Salary Range 2: 96600 - 144900Employees 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.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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.