Test Engineer 3

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Electrical Engineer, 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, its work that makes a difference. Join us and broaden 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 andidentifies improvements / corrective actions for a variety of electronic equipment and systems, includingInfrared sensors andSystem 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.
- Troubleshoot production hardware to determine 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
- Test equipment development
- Create engineering documentation (change notices, parts lists, bills of materials, test reports, test procedures)


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering technology
5+ years of related experience
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Proficient in MS office
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance and US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
Experience Laser test equipment
Experience with data mining / correlation studies
Networking and troubleshooting test stations
Experience troubleshooting hardware

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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