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Northrop Grumman Electrical Engineer/Principal Electrical Engineer in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Electrical Engineer/Principal Electrical Engineerto 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 products such as Electro-Optical Distributed Aperture (EO DAS), Internal FLIR Targeting System (IFTS), and Electro-Optical Subsystem (EOSS) Systems 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, Infrared sensors, Fiber Optics, 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)

  • Troubleshoot production hardware to determine root cause of failures and document and identify corrective actions

  • Work with suppliers 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

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

  • Support transition technologies from design to production

This position can be filled at either Electrical Engineer or Principal Electrical Engineer level.



Basic Qualifications:

Qualifications for Electrical Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Engineering Technology anda minimum of 2years related work experience

Qualifications for Principal Electrical Engineer:

  • Bachelors Degree inElectrical Engineering and a minimum of5 years related work experience

Qualifications for both levels:

  • Experience presenting complex technical concepts to non-technical personnel

  • Demonstrated organizational skills

  • Proficient in MS office

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance, US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience troubleshooting systems and hardware

  • 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

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