Principal / Sr. Principal Superconducting Electronics Test Engineer TC (CLEARANCE REQUIRED)

Northrop Grumman

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Annapolis Junction, MD

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    Position summary

    pace, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

    The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Solutions Business pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies, and drives advances in the sciences. One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing, which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills to transform computing beyond Moore's Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/memory subsystems, and large-scale high-performance computing systems. You'll work in a R&D environment alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers to make these processing solutions a reality and deliver remarkable new advantages to the warfighter.

    The Systems Engineering group is seeking Superconducting Electronics test engineers to join our devices test team.

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

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead and support test and test development activities for Quantum electronics research and development.
    • Testing procedures for the characterization and validation of quantum device function.
    • 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, or new testing requirements.

    This position may be filled as a Principal or Sr. Principal Superconducting Electronics Test Engineer grade level based on the requirements below.

    Basic Qualifications for Principal Superconducting Electronics 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.
    • Proficient in the use of at least one of the following programing languages; MATLAB, Python, C, or C++.
    • Adept in the use of RF test equipment such as: O-scopes, Network analyzer, spectrum analyzers, etc.
    • Well established trouble shooting and system integration experience.
    • Strong analytic skills and familiarity in performing data analysis.
    • Knowledgeable in the principles of microelectronic device physics.
    • Experience leading projects with the ability to communicate effectively to team members both written and verbally.
    • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen.
    • Active TS/SCI with poly clearance per business requirements .

    Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Superconducting Electronics 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.
    • Proficient in the use of at least one of the following programing languages; MATLAB, Python, C, or C++.
    • Adept in the use of RF test equipment such as: O-scopes, Network analyzer, spectrum analyzers, etc.
    • Well established trouble shooting and system integration experience.
    • Strong analytic skills and familiarity in performing data analysis.
    • Knowledgeable in the principles of microelectronic device physics.
    • Experience leading projects with the ability to communicate effectively to team members both written and verbally.
    • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen.
    • Active TS/SCI with poly clearance per business requirements .

    Preferred Qualifications of Sr. Principal Superconducting Electronics Test Engineer:

    • Experience in superconducting electronics and associated test platforms test platforms.
    • Expertise of the principles of superconductivity.
    • Familiarity working with cryogens and/or cryogenic test systems.
    • Prior experience working in a laboratory environment.
    • RF device test experience.
    • 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.

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.