Northrop Grumman Semiconductor Process Engineering Manager 2 in Baltimore, Maryland

The Advanced Technologies group of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an exceptionally talented, motivated, and creative Semiconductor Process Engineering Manager will be responsible for technical and management activities associated with foundry semiconductor chemical wet etching, chemical mechanical polishing (CMP, solvent clean, liftoff, plating and various R&D process areas.

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 amazing, experienced, and talented team while helping serve your country. Enjoy the opportunity to grow and learn with a variety of challenging projects in 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. The candidate must be a strong team participant, have excellent communication skills, and be resourceful and multi-talented. A strong understanding of semiconductor technology and microelectronic process engineering is essential.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership characteristics, a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. In this blended role, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to balance programmatic needs to deliver results within cost, schedule, and quality parameters while encouraging and rewarding innovative behaviors in the staff.

The Semiconductor Process Engineering Manager will be responsible for technical and management activities associated with foundry semiconductor chemical wet etching, chemical mechanical polishing (CMP), solvent clean, liftoff, plating, and various R&D process areas.

In addition, the Semiconductor Process Engineering Manager will be responsible for staffing, employee tasking, project management, budget oversight, and program /engineering interface activities. Functional duties include hiring, onboarding, personnel performance assessments, time charging approval, and employee development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with five years of relevant experience including prior experience with semiconductor process engineering and device fabrication.

  • Must have some leadership or management experience.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering , Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or a related technical area.

  • Master's degree

  • Experience with microelectronics CVD (chemical vapor deposition) , Epitaxy, Diffusion/Thermal, and/or Grinding/Lapping processes

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