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Electronic Technician 3 or Electronic Technician 4

Requisition ID: R10049479

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Ventura, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. 

We are looking for you to join our team as an Electronics Technician 3 or Electronics Technician 4 based out of Oxnard, CA. As an Electronics Technician 3 or an Electronics Technician 4 at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You'll Get To Do:

The position requires an Electronics Technician with a high level of understanding in electronic principles. Candidate must be able to interpret schematics, wire tabs, engineering notes, and work from oral instructions. Also, it is desirable for candidate to have strong background in electronic troubleshooting. Candidate must be capable of working alone or in a team environment. Duties will be assigned according to operational requirements and will be distributed between office, industrial, shipboard, and remote locations. Job tasks frequently require the candidate to stand, walk, and climb in industrial facilities where it is necessary to bend, stoop, reach, and lift moderately. As a field team member, the employee may be assigned to work in areas and be assigned duties not related to electronics technician tasks to support site operations. These may include painting, assembly, repair, and equipment relocation activities. Work area assignments may be in proximity to certain potentially harmful physical and chemical agent areas. These may include, but are not limited to: fumes, dust, noise, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, chemicals, etc. To ensure employee safety and health, the field site maintains personnel protection programs consistent with applicable laws and regulations and may require the candidate to complete training in work procedures, use of personnel protective equipment, and medical surveillance. As part of medical surveillance programs, the employee may be required to take medical examinations to assess his/her medical qualification for duty involving work with these agents.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Soldering
  • Micro-soldering
  • Use of electrical/electronic test equipment (multi-meter, oscilloscope, megger)
  • Electrical component modification
  • Troubleshooting/Repair
  • Schematic reading
  • Attention to detail

This position may be filled as an Electronics Technician 3 or an Electronics Technician 4 based on the basic qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications for an Electronics Technician 3:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 year’s related experience.
  • Formal training in Electronic Technology or equivalent to 2 years technical trade school or military technical school.
  • Must have an active/Current Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain SCI access if selected.

Basic Qualifications for an Electronics Technician 4:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 year’s related experience.
  • Formal training in Electronic Technology or equivalent to 2 years technical trade school or military technical school.
  • Must have an active/Current Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain SCI access if selected.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Wiring/Harness Assembly Specialization
  • Experience with maintaining, modifying, and operating equipment in a marine environment.


Salary Range: $59,400 USD - $99,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $70,700 USD - $117,800 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.