Electronics Engineer

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Electrical Engineer, T2 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, it's work that makes a difference. Join us to advance your career. We'll 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 Infrared Countermeasures 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 electronic equipment and systems, including Lasers, Laser Transmitters, Ultraviolet sensors, Infrared sensors, system Processors along with an assortment of test equipment and associated systems. Having experience in programming in C++, National Instruments Labwindows/CVI and/or Labview is a plus.

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

Write production documentation and work instructions, equipment procedures, and develop materials.

Develop and design production tooling to improve processes.

Develop and introduce new processes and equipment to the production floor.

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

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

Support transition technologies from design to production



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering


Minimum of 2 years related experience

Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

Proficient in MS office

Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance and US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of statistics and/or Six Sigma methods, understanding of GD&T, computer programming experience, familiarity

with CAD

Experience Laser test equipment

Experience with data mining / correlation studies

Experience with SQL Server database development

Networking and troubleshooting test stations

Experience troubleshooting hardware

Experience with MATLAB

Experience with IRCM hardware and support equipment

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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