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Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: R10043027

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Researches, designs, develops, orders, tests, maintains, and identifies improvements / corrective actions for a variety of electronic equipment, electronic and optical systems, including Lasers, Infrared sensors, Fiber Optics, along with an assortment of test equipment and associated systems.


- Troubleshoot production hardware to determine root cause of failures and document and identify corrective actions

- Work with suppliers to resolve technical hardware issues
- Support production floor operators and test technicians in a timely fashion
- Optimize processes to reduce cost and increase throughput
- Maintain processes and procedures in accordance with ISO standards
- Data mine, create and analyze metrics to target cost improvements
- Support hardware integration and test
- Create engineering documentation (change notices, parts lists, bills of materials, test reports, and test procedures)
- Support transition technologies from design to production


Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 2-5 years related work experience
- Knowledge in programming embedded software using: C and Object-Oriented C++
- Experience presenting complex technical concepts to non-technical personnel
- Demonstrated organizational skills
- US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain security clearance

- Circuit analysis


Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with digital electronics design and/or analysis
- Experience troubleshooting systems and hardware
- Experience using National Instruments Labwindows/CVI or Labview
- Experience in using MATLAB and Simulink
- Experience with networking and troubleshooting test stations and computers
- Experience with setting up test stations
- Experience with correlation studies
- Experience with optical systems
- Experience with fiber optics and/or laser test equipment
- Experience working in a manufacturing environment


Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 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

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 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.