Northrop Grumman Principal Electronics Engineer in Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Principal 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 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 projects related to Radio Frequency (RF) Transmitters and Travelling Wave Tubes (TWT), including testing, troubleshooting, and test station design/ build.
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, RF test systems - including environmental and high voltage testing, and working with factory floor personnel to support build and test. 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, document, and identify corrective actions
Work with suppliers and Design Engineering 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, including the budgeting and procurement/ build/ validation of new pieces of test equipment
Create engineering documentation (change notices, parts lists, bills of materials, test reports, and test procedures)
Support transition technologies from design to production
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field with 5-15 years of related 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
Experience troubleshooting systems and hardware
Experience using National Instruments Labwindows/CVI or Labview
Experience programming application software such as: C#, .Net, Java.
Experience in using MATLAB and Simulink
Experience with networking and troubleshooting test stations and computers
Experience with RF power systems
Experience with setting up test stations
Experience with correlation studies
Experience with high voltage systems
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.
Job Category : Engineering