Principal / Sr. Principal PCM Test Engineer (Second Shift) - TCLinthicum, MD

Requisition ID: R10150708

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America | Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Polygraph

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 2nd Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

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.

The Transformational Computing operating unit within Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is a highly motivated, talented, and growing organization focused on advancing the science and engineering of superconducting electronic systems into new capabilities and products. Transformational Computing is developing the technologies to transform computing beyond Moore’s Law by advancing development of computer architectures, processing and memory subsystems, and large-scale high-performance computing systems.

The Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) section is seeking an experienced Systems and Electrical Engineers to join our team and develop these technologies into high-performance computing systems. You’ll work in a fast-paced team environment alongside physicists, design engineers, and superconducting foundry engineers to make these technologies a reality.

This position is on a Second Shift schedule (2 PM - 12 AM)

T his is a Second shift position. Second shift positions are eligible for an added 10% shift differential in pay.

Candidate will be trained by technical leads on first shift for approximately six months, then transition to second shift.

Roles & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and support test and test development activities for superconducting electronics development.

  • Develop automated testing procedures for the characterization and validation of fabrication methods in superconducting devices.

  • Support the current and future development of test platforms within function, cost, and schedule constraints.

  • Document and implement test requirements and procedures.

  • Review test plans for accuracy and completeness.

  • Compile data and help to define changes required in testing methodology, equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, and new testing requirements.

This position will serve on-site in Linthicum/ Annapolis Junction, MD.

This position can be filled at either the Principal or Sr. Principal level.

Basic Qualifications for Principal PCM Second Shift Test Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a similar technical discipline with 5 years of related experience, or 3 years with a Master's Degree, or 0 years with a PhD.

  • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with poly clearance per business requirements.

  • Must be available to work second shift (2 PM - 12 AM) for approximately 12 months after training.

  • Proficient in the use of at least one of the following programing languages; MATLAB, Python, C, or C++.

  • Well established trouble shooting and system integration experience

  • Strong analytic skills and familiarity in performing statistical analysis.

  • Knowledgeable in techniques used in the fabrication of Integrated Circuits as well as a basic understand of device physics principles.

  • Experience programing and automating test hardware.

  • Experience developing small/medium size applications in Python/MATLAB

  • Experience leading projects with the ability to communicate effectively to team members both written and verbally.

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal PCM Second Shift Test Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a similar technical discipline with 9 years of related experience, or 7 years with a Master's Degree, or 4 years with a PhD.

  • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with poly clearance per business requirements.

  • Must be available to work second shift (2 PM - 12 AM) for approximately 12 months after training.

  • Proficient in the use of at least one of the following programing languages; MATLAB, Python, C, or C++.

  • Well established trouble shooting and system integration experience

  • Strong analytic skills and familiarity in performing statistical analysis.

  • Knowledgeable in techniques used in the fabrication of Integrated Circuits as well as a basic understand of device physics principles.

  • Experience programing and automating test hardware.

  • Experience developing small/medium size applications in Python/MATLAB

  • Experience leading projects with the ability to communicate effectively to team members both written and verbally.

Preferred Qualifications of Principal / Sr. Principal CDM Systems Engineer:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with poly.

  • Experience in superconducting electronics and associated test platforms test platforms.

  • Familiarity working with cryogens and/or cryogenic test systems, wet or dry.

  • A working understanding in python data science libraries such as Pandas/NumPy/SciPyb/PyQt5.

  • Experience in multithreading/multiprocessing.

  • Fluency in the use of relational databases management system, SQLite.

  • Adept at leading small teams of engineers and/or technicians.

  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities and requirements.

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Salary Range: $102,400 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $127,000 - $199,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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