Associate Electronics Engineer

Requisition ID: 21003909

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. 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 department is seeking Manufacturing Electronics Test Engineer, Level 1, to support its Operations Engineering organization. This position will be located at the Mission Systems Sector facility in Rolling Meadows, IL.   The selected candidate(s) will work in a dynamic, people-focused environment where he/she will interact with product designers, manufacturing technicians, quality engineering, global supply chain, and test engineering. Electronic Engineers will design and develop system processes, guide the manufacturability of new product designs, troubleshoot production hardware, and investigate and implement continuous improvement.    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 and launch your career. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering team, where they will work on products such as Electro-Optical Distributed Aperture (EO DAS), Internal FLIR Targeting System (IFTS), and Electro-Optical Subsystem (EOSS) Systems as a Test Engineer.   Roles and Responsibilities:   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. Having experience in programming is a plus (C/C++, Matlab,National Instruments Labwindows/CVI or Labview) - 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 - Datamine, 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       MANUMS

Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 0-3 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 - Proficient in MS office - US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain security clearance


Preferred Qualifications: - Experience troubleshooting systems and hardware -Experience using National Instruments Labwindows/CVI or Labview
- Experience programming application software such as: C#, .Net, Java.
- Experience with scripting languages such as: Python, Javascript, Perl, Unix/DOS shell scripts, and Pascal - 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


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 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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.