Electronics Test Engineer/Principal Electronics Test Engineer

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Electrical Engineer, T2/T3 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 and launch 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 the LITENING product line as a Test Engineer.

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 and Infrared sensors, 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)

Support transition technologies from design to production
Develop testing methodologies for new products
Design and validate new test stations and fixtures
Create engineering documentation (change notices, parts lists, bills of materials, test reports, and test procedures)
Provide technical guidance to production test technicians pertaining to failure analysis, test methodology, and corrective actions
Troubleshoot production hardware to determine root cause of failures and document and identify corrective actions
Work with suppliers to resolve technical hardware issues
Optimize processes to reduce cost and increase throughput
Maintain processes and procedures in accordance with ISO standards
Determine, create and analyze metrics to target cost improvements
Support hardware integration and test

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Basic Qualifications:

Electronics Test Engineer

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (or related engineering discipline)
Minimum of 2 years related experience

Principal Electronics Test Engineer

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (or related engineering discipline) and a minimum of 5 years related experience or a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering (or related engineering discipline) and a minimum of 3 years related experience

For Both Levels:

Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Programming experience with C, C++, MATLAB, or equivalent
Proficient in MS office
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (or related engineering discipline) with 2 years of engineering experience

Experience with EO/IR (Electro-Optical/Infra-Red) Systems

Experience in manufacturing environment

Experience with Microsoft Project

Experience in test station/fixture design and development

Experience troubleshooting systems and hardware

Experience with networking and troubleshooting test stations and computers

Experience with data mining and correlation studies

Experience with laser test equipment

Experience with National InstrumentsTM Labview and/or National Instruments LabWindowsTM/CVI test software

Active security clearance

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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