Northrop Grumman Semiconductor Test Engineer in Linthicum, 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.
As a Semiconductor Test 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.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems seeks to fill the position of Semiconductor Test Engineer in the Advanced Technology Lab (ATL) located in Linthicum, MD. The Semiconductor Test Engineer is responsible for wafer and package level semiconductor test activities. This includes both new product test development and production test support of analog devices. Typical tasks include identifying and evaluating test hardware, designing and debugging probe cards and package test fixtures, verifying equipment operation and performance, troubleshooting issues, developing test code, documenting test plans and procedures, evaluating test data, training and certification of test technicians and operators, and performing continuous test improvements. The Test Engineer will interface with test engineering peers, design engineers, product engineers, and program managers to resolve issues, optimize test accuracy and capability, improve yields and tester throughput, and meet customer needs.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline with 2 years of test experience.
Experience (industry or coursework) in device testing/design with basic device physics knowledge.
Good understanding of SPC, design of experiments, and industry standard data analysis software packages (JMP, Minitab, SQL, etc.).
Familiarity with set-up and operation of oscilloscopes, source meters, spectrum analyzers, etc.
Good communication and problem solving skills and willingness to work as a team.
Demonstrated understanding of process and product documentation requirements.
Aptitude for technology development and laboratory work.
Must be able to obtain Secret clearance
Production environment semiconductor test experience.
Automated Test Equipment and wafer prober operation.
Basic programming, database access and instrument control experience.
Labview, TestStand, C#, Perl, Python, Visual Basic coding experience.
Familiar with test fixture and PCB design.
Experience with test systems.
Soldering and test fixture building skills.
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Job Category : Engineering