2020 Entry Level Electro-Optical Engineer

    Northrop Grumman
    Melbourne, FL
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $9.68 - $14.59

    Job Description

    At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems sector is seeking an Associate Electro-Optical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at our Manned Aircraft Design COE in Melbourne, FL.

    Essential Functions:
    • Researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.
    • Specific task areas and responsibilities include developing Electro-Optics/Infrared/Laser sensor requirements, developing sensor designs, modeling and predicting sensor performance, and testing sensor performance both in the laboratory as well as on the aircraft during flight testing.
    • Selected candidate will be mentored and guided in your daily tasks by experienced optical engineers and will be part of an integrated product team working closely with other engineering disciplines to produce the sensor systems and integrate them into the air platforms.
    • Work within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment, interfacing with IPT leadership, suppliers, customers, and other technical disciplines to engineer design solutions to challenging problems through the development of Product Definition Packages.
    The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Your hands-on optical experience will grow quickly as part of our team with multiple opportunities to advance your career and continue your academic education.

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    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of a 3.0/4.0 GPA.
    • The ability to obtain an in-scope DoD Secret security clearance or higher is required to start with the ability to obtain Special Program Access.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering with optical engineering/science/physics coursework is preferred with a minimum 3.25/40 GPA.
    • Internship experience with a Department of Defense aerospace company in preferred.
    • Academic courses in optics, radiometry, detectors, or lasers with hands-on experience in an optics laboratory is preferred.
    • A current active in-scope DoD Secret security clearance or higher is required to start with the ability to obtain Special Program Access.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
    • Experience using optical design/modeling/image processing software products such as Zemax, FRED, ASAP and ENVI.
    • 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
    Posting ID: 552777117Posted: 2020-05-21