Baltimore, Maryland

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. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Manufacturing Operations Test Engineering Team seeks an RF Test Engineer to support the Advanced Microelectronics Cell (AMEC) in Baltimore, MD. AMEC is responsible for developing, building, and testing Active Feeds and TR Modules (TRMs) for multiple programs. We are seek ing a person who is interested in Test Engineering and has a Radio Frequency (RF) background. The chosen candidate will work with our advanced microelectronic products and will support the development, integration, and testing of production hardware. The RF Test Engineer's activities will range from hands-on testing, to analysis of failure trends, and root cause/ corrective action. What You'll Get to Do: Design, develop, and implement testing methods and equipment Troubleshoot and support RF hardware Support First Time Through Test Yield (FTTTY) and hardware deliveries Compile data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements Support technicians through troubleshooting and training Analyze test data and identifies early trends Support program meetings in developing root cause and corrective actions Collaborate with design engineering to develop and implement hardware improvements and solutions The ideal candidate will have analytical skills to review requirements, test plans, and test scenarios; and the ability to effectively communicate and work with manufacturing, test engineering, and design engineering personnel. He/she should also be self-directed, organized, team oriented, and have previous experience with MS Office tools. What We Can Offer You: Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, and Paid Time Off. Additional benefits, including Education Assistance, Training and Development and a 9/80 schedule at many sites. https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/ This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications listed below. Basic Qualifications for a RF Test Engineer: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline plus 2 years of relevant experience; or a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline plus 0 years of experience. Experience with RF test equipment (scopes, power meter, spectrum analyzer, signal generator) Familiarity with basic concepts of RF circuit design and troubleshooting Ability to collaborate in a team environment Current, active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance. Basic Qualifications for a Principal RF Test Engineer: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline plus 5 years of relevant experience; or a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline plus 3 years of relevant experience. Experience with RF test equipment (scopes, power meter, spectrum analyzer, signal gen erator) Familiarity with basic concepts of RF circuit design and troubleshooting Ability to collaborate in a team environment Current, active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance. Preferred Qualifications for both levels: Knowledge of RF theory and concepts An understanding of the manufacturing processes used in AMEC (chip mount, wirebond, etc.) Experience with automated testing SAP or other ERP/MRP experience Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. MANUMS 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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

Baltimore, Maryland

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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