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Staff Electronics Engineer – Manufacturing Engineering

Requisition ID: R10039375

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

On the Mission Systems Sector team you’ll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. Northrop Grumman’s Manufacturing Test Engineering department is seeking a Staff Electronics Engineer to support the Infrared Countermeasures suite of products. This position will be located at the Mission Systems Sector, in Rolling Meadows, IL.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Highly cross-functional role, working directly with engineers of various disciplines, program management, quality, manufacturing.
  • Optimizing processes to reduce cost and increase throughput
  • Maintaining process and procedures in accordance with ISO standards
  • Working with suppliers to resolve technical hardware issues
  • Creating and analyzing metrics to target cost improvements
  • Providing technical leadership and guidance to Test Engineering team to complete projects meeting technical requirements within budget and schedule constraints.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree (Bachelor or Masters) in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field
  • Have minimum 14 years of professional work experience (12 with Masters, 9 with PhD) in a related engineering field
  • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, articulate conclusions to the team and advocate for appropriate action; includes presenting up to executive leadership and customers.
  • Ability to perform well under-pressure for highly visible and urgent issues.
  • Experience with Test Equipment/Test Station design and development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with GitHub, JIRA, Confluence
  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Experience with Earned Value Management
  • Ability to read schematics and layouts and apply failure analysis procedures to identify the failure location, failure mechanism, and the root causes.

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Salary Range: $149,000 USD - $223,400 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.