Electronic Technician 3

Requisition ID: 20020568

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Electronics Technician 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.   Essential Functions: 
  • Under close supervision, performs routine technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as design, test, checkout, fabrication, modification, and assembly of electronics and Electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment. 
  • Applications may include analog, digital and/or video type circuits and logic systems. Guidance is readily available from superiors. 
  • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform routine testing, checkout, troubleshooting, prototype building, environmental testing, and simple developmental engineering tasks. 
  • Performs routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications. 
  • Diagnoses and isolates malfunctions down to component level. Conducts defined engineering tests and collects data as assigned. 
  • Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, signal generators and similar test apparatus.  
  • This position reports to the E-2D SIL Ops Manager. 
  • Travel maybe required.
  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have 4+ years of laboratory or applicable DoD Industry experience such as using hand tools, soldering, testing equipment, prototype building / testing, working with various circuits and/or fabrications, etc.
  • An active in-scope DoD Secret Security Clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance (TS/SCI) and Special Program Access
  • High School Diploma and/or GED from an accredited institution
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree from an accredited university with 1+ year of laboratory or defense industry technician experience
  • A current DoD Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years
  • Experienced with testing and troubleshooting within a system environment, familiarity with the operation, and maintenance of military aircraft electronics involving communication systems, avionics, navigation, and related sensor systems a plus
  • Demonstrated good soldering and crimp skills, able to fabricate cables and harnesses against engineering drawings and parts lists
  • Possessing solder & crimp certifications a plus
  • Familiarity with testing & troubleshooting using appropriate test equipment in a system environment incorporating various data interfaces such as Ethernet, 1553, ARINC, RS-488, 232, etc. a plus
  • Proficiency with hand tools and small power tools
  • Work reflects highest level of quality toward best commercial and or MIL Std. practices and standards
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Visio and or Autodesk AutoCAD or related CAD programs

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.

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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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.