1+ months

Electronics Engineer / Principal Electronics Engineer T2/T3

Northrop Grumman
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 worlds 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.

On the Mission Systems Sector team youll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. Northrop Grummans Manufacturing department is seeking RF Test Engineers to support its RF Microelectronics and RF Systems Manufacturing Test Engineering organizations. This position will be located at the Mission Systems Sector, Land & Avionics C4ISR Division, in Rolling Meadows, IL.

The selected candidate(s) will work in a dynamic, people and mission-focused environment where he/she will interact with product designers, manufacturing technicians, quality engineering and process engineering. T2-T3 Test Engineers are responsible for varied duties and tasks including the design and development of RF test systems, guide the testability of new RF product designs, troubleshoot production hardware, and investigate and implement continuous improvement.

**Roles and Responsibilities:**

- Transition new RF products from design to production

- Design and validate new test stations and fixtures

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

- Provide technical leadership regarding analysis of production failures, test methodology, corrective action and continuous improvement of cost, quality and cycle time.

- Collaborate with Test Technicians to troubleshoot production hardware to determine root cause of failures.

- Work with suppliers to resolve technical hardware issues

- Create and analyze metrics to target cost improvements

- Mentor less experienced Test Engineers

**Basic Qualifications:**

- Strong communication skills, organization skills, and the ability to collaborate in a team environment

- Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline with relevant years of experience:

+ Principal Electronics Engineer T3 plus 5 years related work experience, or Masters degree and 3 years experience
+ Electronics Engineer T2 plus 2 years related work experience, or Masters degree and 0 years experience

- Experience in RF hardware design and/or test & validation of Circuit Card assemblies

- Experience in RF test station/fixture design, development, troubleshooting

- Experience utilizing Class B equipment such as Signal Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, and Oscilloscopes to troubleshoot hardware

- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

- Willingness to learn National InstrumentsTM Labview and/or National Instruments LabWindowsTM/CVI test software

- Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, US Citizenship required

**Preferred Qualifications:**

- Master of Science degree in Electrical or related engineering discipline

- Experience in a manufacturing environment

- Experience with National InstrumentsTM Labview and/or National Instruments LabWindowsTM/CVI test software

- Experience with Microsoft Project

- Experience with Earned Value Management

- Active security clearance


Salary Range: $78,600.00 - $118,000.00Salary Range 2: $96,900.00 - $145,300.00

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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


Posted: 2022-01-07 Expires: 2022-08-11

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