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, where they will work on the Infrared Countermeasures suite of products as a Test Engineer.
Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Researches, designs, develops, tests, and identifies improvements / corrective actions for a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including Lasers, Laser Transmitters, Ultraviolet sensors, Infrared sensors, and system 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.
Troubleshooting production hardware to determine the root cause of failures and identify corrective actions
Support production floor and test technicians
Optimizing processes to reduce cost and increase throughput
Maintaining processes 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
Interface with and present to customers
Create engineering documentation (change notices, parts lists, bills of materials, test reports, test procedures)
Support transition technologies from design to production
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Engineering Technology with more than 2 years of related electrical engineering experience
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
Proficient in MS Office
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
Experience with Laser test equipment
Experience with data mining/correlation studies
Networking and troubleshooting test stations
Experience troubleshooting hardware
Experience with MATLAB
Experience with IRCM hardware and support equipment
Salary Range: $81,000 - $121,600
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.
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.