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Northrop Grumman Electrical Engineer in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Rolling Meadows, IL. As an integral member of the Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) Support Center team, the Electrical Engineer will participate in design and development, and modifications to systems ranging from laboratory test stations, transportable flight line electronic combat system test sets, and airborne RF and IR systems.

Responsibilities include:

Perform practical engineering assignments as an integral contributor in product sustainment, design, development and test activities.

Investigate, evaluate cost vs performance trades and make recommendations to resolve parts obsolescence issues.

Support and/or lead evaluation/validation of electrical systems by creating, editing and performing test procedures utilized during design qualification (such as EMI/EMC) and acceptance testing.

Work with other engineers, designers and technicians in developing product designs.

Hands-on electrical integration and test of hardware, such as electronic or electro-mechanical components, circuits or systems.

Coordinate and lead electronic technicians performing support functions such as integration, test and maintenance of electronic airborne and ground-based systems and assemblies.

Proficient with standard EE tools, such as oscilloscope, DMM, RF spectrum analyzer, etc.


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelors Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering or similar engineering discipline

• Minimum of 2 years experience with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters

• US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a US Government Secret Clearance

• Demonstrated communication skills including technical writing and verbal communication.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in the design, development and test, or sustainment of airborne electronic systems.

• Digital circuit design experience, including simulation & schematic capture through test and integration.

• Prototyping and debug experience testing digital subsystems, such as circuit card development involving FPGAs, and/or embedded processors, and/or high speed interfaces.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering