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Northrop Grumman RF Test Engineer / Principal RF Test Engineer in Baltimore, Maryland

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.

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 seeking 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 teh qualifications listed below.

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Qualifications:

This position may be filled at a RF Test Engineer or a Principal RF Test Engineer.

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 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.

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. 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.

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