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Electronic Technician 2

Requisition ID: R10112328

  • CategoryCategory: Technical Support
  • LocationLocation: East Hartford, CT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

AOA Xinetics (AOX), a wholly-owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Unit, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications. We are seeking an Electronics Technician 2 to join our Special Programs Team in East Hartford, CT.

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Reporting to the Production Manager, the Electronics Technician 2 will perform routine technical functions related to the support of manufacturing activities such as testing, fabrication, modification, and assembly of electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical and electro-optic systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment.  Applications may include analog, digital and/or video type circuits and logic systems. Guidance will be readily available from technical staff. 

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work from schematics, drawings, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform routine testing, checkout, troubleshooting, prototype building, environmental testing, and simple developmental engineering tasks

  • Conduct defined engineering tests, collect data as assigned, and utilize routine development or diagnostic equipment

  • Perform routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications

  • Diagnose and isolate malfunctions down to component level

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years of related technical experience; Transitioning Military/Veterans related technical experience encouraged to apply

  • Experience working with Oscilloscopes, VOM, DVM, signal generators, power meters, and similar hand and test tools

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings

  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills

  • U.S. Citizenship is a requirement for employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics or similar discipline

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • J-STD-001 Soldering expertise and/or certification

  • IPC-620 Cable and Harness expertise and/or certification

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time

  • Manual dexterity and good eye/hand coordination


Salary Range: $51,800 USD - $86,400 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

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 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.