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Field Technician 3

Requisition ID: R10046690

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work, the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Are you ready to join Northrop Grumman? If so, put your experience to work as a member of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) technical staff. The position supports the US Army IBCS, which is a ground transportable, tactical integrated air and missile defense command and control system. Put your experience to work as a Field Service Technician (FST) to assist with the implementation and execution of worldwide Field Service operations supporting the US Army customer foreign military sales (FMS) case, Poland.

This position is located in Huntsville, Alabama with possible relocation to Warsaw Poland at equipment fielding in mid-year 2023. The Principal Field Technician role requires Security+ and Linux+ certifications within six months from the date of assignment to IA/IT roles.

Duties include:

  • Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time
  • Installs upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change
  • Maintains effective customer communications and relations
  • Provide on-site training of customer support personnel
  • Must be comfortable interacting with all military ranks from the newest soldier to the experienced leader
  • Research repair history
  • Performs calibrations, preventative maintenance and certification of equipment

This position requires extended travel to multiple CONUS/OCONUS locations including Poland.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 year’s additional education or related experience
  • Active Secret Security Clearance preferred; interim Secret Security Clearance required
  • US citizenship required
  • Perform a variety of maintenance and technical support on equipment, integrated systems, subsystems and software at customer and/or field locations
  • Troubleshoot and diagnoses malfunctions and affect repair
  • Install, operate, maintain, repair and modify equipment
  • Installs upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change
  • Coordinate and process material returns with unit level logistics
  • Maintain effective customer communications and relationships
  • Provide on-site training of customer operator, maintainer and support personnel
  • Ensures solutions are consistent with WISŁA IBCS objective
  • Possess experience with Air Defense Systems
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in analyzing and evaluating products and related performance, comprehending, analyzing complete problems and developing solutions
  • Experience working with IBCS system of systems
  • Experience conducting product briefings effectively with customer and vendors
  • Possess a wide and comprehensive understanding with all aspects of the job and practical applications to complex problems and situations
  • Experience working with established processes and procedures, train, assign and check work for other technicians
  • Experience leading technical teams to accomplish time critical tasks/events
  • Experience with asset management software
  • Experience with Air Defense Tactical Operations
  • Experience with training developments and training execution
  • Ability to speak Polish

Salary Range: $54,000 USD - $90,000 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.