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Electronic Technician 2 – Day Shift

Requisition ID: R10109319

  • CategoryCategory: Technical Support
  • LocationLocation: Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, in Buffalo, N.Y. is seeking an Electronic Technician 2 (Day shift) with experience testing and troubleshooting electronic systems.  The Electronic Technician will test products that are components in Electronic Warfare simulation systems and will also perform assembly duties as required for workflow. 

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Tests and troubleshoots RF products including RF drawer, discrete RF components and microelectronic parts in accordance with technical specifications and engineering instructions.

  • Tests and troubleshoots digital circuit cards in accordance with specifications and engineering instructions.

  • Analyzes equipment operating characteristics to isolate malfunctions in products and integrated test systems

  • Diagnoses malfunctions using schematics, wiring diagrams, source control drawings and other test procedures and equipment.

  • Removes, replaces and/or repairs system issues as required.

  • Performs RF tuning on microelectronics, which requires working under a microscope for much of the work day.

  • Modifies avionics systems according to technical publications or engineering drawings

  • Performs equipment maintenance or calibration on test equipment as required.

  • Performs assembly processes as needed to maintain workflow.

  • Records and ensures validity of entries into data collection and test systems.

  • Interprets and recommends corrective action to test findings.

  • Executes proper documentation of actions performed in applicable forms.

  • Writes or modifies test procedures.

  • Performs a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies.

  • Ability to learn tasks under microscope on very small assemblies with outstanding manual dexterity and precision.

  • Assists other functional team members with any associated tasks.

What we can offer you:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.  Your benefits will include the following:  Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of relevant experience; or an Associate’s degree in an electronic field of study; or 2 years of U.S. military electronic schooling may be considered.

  • Experience testing and troubleshooting RF and digital equipment. 

  • Experience working with test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, and network analyzers.

  • Manual dexterity with the ability to handle and assemble small parts

  • U.S. citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on use of the drawings, wire lists, source control drawings, or test procedures.

  • Experience working with microelectronics and performing tuning under a microscope.

  • Experience working with engineering teams.

  • Experience with soldering and electronic assembly processes.

  • Working knowledge of defense electronics, with a preference to Electronic Warfare systems.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience working in a performance based and metrics driven culture.


Salary Range: $47,100 USD - $78,500 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.