Engineer ElectronicsRolling Meadows, IL

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, 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.

This position will be part of the Advanced Electro-Optical Manufacturing Engineering team, supporting capital test station development for the product line. Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to Researching, designing, developing, ordering, testing, maintaining, and identifying 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.

  • Design capital test stations for Advanced EO systems by reviewing product requirements and developing test strategies.

  • Support assembly and hardware/software integration of designed test stations

  • Identify and procure necessary capital equipment to support station builds.

  • Optimize processes to reduce cost and increase throughput.

  • Maintain processes and procedures by ISO standards.

  • Data mine, create, and analyze metrics to target cost improvements.

  • Support hardware integration and test of development hardware going through design verification and first time through test.

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

  • Support transition technologies from design to production

Basic Qualifications Electronics Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and 2+ years of related work experience; MS + 0 years of experience

  • Experience with selecting and working with electronic test equipment.

  • Experience presenting complex technical concepts to non-technical personnel.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain security clearance.

  • Circuit analysis

Preferred Qualifications Electronics Engineer:

  • Experience with digital electronics design and/or analysis

  • Experience troubleshooting systems and hardware.

  • Experience using National Instruments Labwindows/CVI or Labview

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications Principal Electronics Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and 5+ years of related work experience; MS + 3 years of exp; PhD + 0 years of exp

  • Experience with selecting and working with electronic test equipment.

  • Experience presenting complex technical concepts to non-technical personnel.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain security clearance.

  • Circuit analysis

Preferred Qualifications Principal Electronics Engineer:

  • Experience with digital electronics design and/or analysis

  • Advanced experience troubleshooting systems and hardware.

  • Experience using National Instruments Labwindows/CVI or Labview

  • Experience in using MATLAB and Simulink

  • Advanced experience with networking and troubleshooting test stations and computers.

  • Advanced experience with setting up test stations.

  • Experience with correlation studies

  • Experience with optical systems

  • Experience with fiber optics and/or laser test equipment

  • Advanced experience working in a manufacturing environment.

MANUMS

Salary Range: $83,300 - $124,900

Salary Range 2: $102,400 - $153,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.