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Principal/Sr. Principal Semiconductor Test Engineer

Northrop Grumman | Linthicum MD 21090 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/14/2019

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (MS) seeks to fill the position of Semiconductor Test Engineer in the Advanced Technology Lab (ATL). ATL is located just outside of Baltimore, MD - where we design, manufacture, and test semiconductor products for internal and commercial production, as well as emerging programs. We have over 21,000 square feet of Class100 wafer fabrication cleanroom that supports variants of Si; SiGe; GaAs; SiC.

The Semiconductor Test Engineer is responsible for wafer and package level semiconductor test activities. This includes both new product development and production support of digital, DC analog, and mixed signal ASIC's. 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.

This requisition may be filled at either Principal or Sr. Principal.


Basic Qualifications for Principal:

-BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical discipline with 5 years of relevant experience (3 years with an MS or 0 years with a PhD).
- 3 years of experience in parametric, digital, and/or analog ASIC, memory, or RF testing with basic device knowledge.
- Good understanding of SPC, design of experiments, and industry standard data analysis software packages.
- Familiarity with set-up and operation of oscilloscopes, source meters, spectrum analyzers, etc.
- Source code certification and revision control.

- Good communication skills.
- Well established problem solving skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of process and product documentation requirements.
- Aptitude for technology development and laboratory work.

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal:

-BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical discipline with9 years of relevant experience (7 years with an MS or4 years with a PhD).
- 3 years of experience in parametric, digital, and/or analog ASIC, memory, or RF testing with basic device knowledge.
- Good understanding of SPC, design of experiments, and industry standard data analysis software packages.
- Familiarity with set-up and operation of oscilloscopes, source meters, spectrum analyzers, etc.
- Source code certification and revision control.
- Good communication skills.
- Well established problem solving skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of process and product documentation requirements.
- Aptitude for technology development and laboratory work.


Preferred Qualifications:

- Production environment semiconductor test experience.
- Automated Test Equipment and wafer prober operation.
- Basic programming, database access and instrument control experience.
- Experienced in EMI mitigation.
- Digital test methods including IDDQ, scan, timing, and delay testing.
- Labview, C#, Perl, Python, coding experience.
- Versed in test fixture and PCB design.
- Familiar with Teradyne J750 ATE platform.



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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Location Linthicum, MD, 21090, United States
Categories Engineering

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