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Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: R10059096

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Electrical Engineer,  to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Our teams work with pride across business units toward a common goal: global security. Together, we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, its work that makes a difference. Join us to advance your career. Well support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security. This position will be located in Rolling Meadows, IL. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering team, where they will work on our Targeting and Surveillance suite of products as a Test Engineer.

 

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Researches, designs, develops, tests and identifies improvements/corrective actions for a variety of electro-optical equipment and systems, including lasers and infrared sensors, along with an assortment of test equipment and associated systems.

 

- Troubleshooting production hardware to determining root cause of failures and identify corrective actions

- Support production floor and test technicians

- 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

- Hardware integration and test

- Interface with and present to customers

- Create engineering documentation (change notices, parts lists, bills of materials, test reports, test procedures)

- Support transition technologies from design to production

-Test system design and development

- Programming experience in C++, Python and/or LabVIEW is a plus.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field with more than 2 years related electrical engineering/test engineering experience

- Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

- Proficient in MS office

- Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with Electro-optical systems and test

- Experience with Lasers and/or Infrared sensors

- Experience networking and troubleshooting test stations

- Experience troubleshooting hardware

- Experience with data mining and correlation studies

​- Programming experience in C++, Python and/or LabVIEW

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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 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.