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Electronics Engineer/Principal Electronics Engineer

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Electrical Engineer or Principal 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 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, 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 determining root cause of failures and identify corrective actions
- Support production floor and test technicians
- Optimizing processes to reduce cost and increase throughput
- Maintaining process 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
- Create engineering documentation (change notices, parts lists, bills of materials, test reports, test procedures)
- Support transition technologies from design to production


Basic Qualifications:

Qualifications for anElectrical Engineer:

Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Engineering technology and aminimum of 2 years related experience or a Masters degree and 1 year of related experience

Qualifications for a Principal Electrical Engineer:

Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Engineering Technology and a minimum of 5 years related experience or a Masters degree and 3 years of related experience

Qualifications for both levels

Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

Proficient in MS office

Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance and US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

Experience Laser test equipment

Experience with data mining / correlation studies

Experience with SQL Server database development

Networking and troubleshooting test stations

Experience troubleshooting hardware

Experience with MATLAB

Experience with IRCM hardware and support equipment

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.

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