RF Test Engineer 4- Advanced Microelectronics Cell (AMEC)- third shift

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Manufacturing Operations Test Engineering Team seeks an RF Test Engineer 4 to support the Advanced Microelectronics Cell (AMEC) on third shift. AMEC is responsible for developing, building, and testing ActiveFeeds and TR Modules (TRMs) for multiple programs.

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 chosen candidate will work with our advanced microelectronic products and will support the development, integration, and testing of production hardware. The RF Test Engineer's 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 troubleshooting 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.

The chosen candidate must be able to work third shift (which starts around 11pm). You will be trained on first shift and then moved to third shift. Once you move to third shift, you will qualify for a shift differential.

Basic Qualifications:
Must be able to work third shift (which starts around 11pm)
BS degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM Field
9 years of related experience (7 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
An understanding of the manufacturing processes used in AMEC (chip mount, wirebond, etc.)
Experience with automated testing is desired, but not required.
Active US Secret Level security clearance

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