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Electronic Test Technician 2 – 1st Shift

Requisition ID: R10067826

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Manhattan Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Electronic Test Technician 2 for first shift. The selected candidate will join the Manufacturing Assembly and Test team and will work in a state of the art production test environment. Join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in support of, development, engineering, and test equipment design. The ideal candidate has an understanding of the fundamentals of RF test and the understanding of Microwave principles and test equipment. This position will be based in Manhattan Beach, CA.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Troubleshooting, test, prototyping, assembly, maintenance, support, mitigation, prevention, and identification of electronics issues

  • Work closely with Test Engineers, Responsible Design Engineers, and other Technicians in support of team-building and team efforts

  • Read, interpret and implement technical drawings, specifications, and procedures

  • Receive and follow specific instructions from policies, procedures, planning and supervision

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma, or equivalent and 2+ years additional education and/or related technician experience

  • Ability to work a physically demanding shift (stand for long periods; work from your knees; ascend and descend ladders; lift, bend, twist push and pull up to 50 lbs.) while wearing protective equipment (respirator, coveralls, gloves, eye and ear protection, etc.)  

  • Must be willing to work the second shift

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

  • STEM Associate degree with a strong technical background in mechanics, electronics, or industrial machinery

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and communicate technical information with clarity

  • Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database applications


Salary Range: $50,000 USD - $83,400 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.