Northrop Grumman RF Test Engineer (level 2/3) - Receiver/Exciter in Baltimore, Maryland

RF Test Engineer (level 2/3) - Receiver/Exciter

Requisition ID: 18008780

Location(s): United States-Maryland-Baltimore

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Manufacturing Operations Test Engineering Team seeks an RF Test Engineer to support the Receiver/Exciter Manufacturing Cell.

This job is a great fit for Test Engineers who enjoy spending the majority of their time in a hands on role in a test lab and thrive on solving problems. Our Test Engineers work in a fast paced, exciting environment with different challenges each day. If you do not want to sit at a desk all day- this is the job for you!!

We are seeking a person who is interested in Test Engineering and has a Radio Frequency (RF) background. The RF Test 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, and root cause/ corrective action.

Roles and responsibilities of the RF Test Engineer include, but are not limited to:

•Designs, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment

•Troubleshoots and supports RF hardware

•Supports First Time Through Test Yield (FTTTY) and hardware deliveries

•Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements

•Supports technicians through troubleshoot and training

•Analyzes test data and identifies early trends

•Supports program meetings in developing root cause and corrective actions

•Collaborates with design engineering to develop and implement hardware improvements and solutions

The right 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.

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.

This job may be filled as a level 2 or a level 3 based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

•BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or other STEM Field

•2 years of related experience (0 years with a STEM MS degree)

•Experience with RF test equipment (scopes, power meter, spectrum analyzer, signal generator)

•Familiarity with basic concepts of RF circuit design and troubleshooting

•Ability to obtain DoD Secret level security clearance. An Interim Secret clearance is required to start this job.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

•BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or other STEM Field

•5 years of related experience (3 years with a STEM MS degree)

•Experience with RF test equipment (scopes, power meter, spectrum analyzer, signal generator)

•Familiarity with basic concepts of RF circuit design and troubleshooting

•Ability to obtain DoD Secret level security clearance. An Interim Secret clearance is required to start this job.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Knowledge of RF theory and concepts

•Circuit card assembly (CCA) level test experience

•Experience with automated testing is desired, but not required.

•Active US Secret Level security clearance

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.

Title: RF Test Engineer (level 2/3) - Receiver/Exciter

Location: Maryland-Baltimore

Requisition ID: 18008780