Electronics Technology Specialist III

    • El Segundo, CA

Requisition ID: 52241

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration - to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

Supporting the development of space-based communication systems operating at frequencies from "DC" to "Daylight", we solve the problems that others can't. Our hardware solutions are based on your work. We are looking for a talented technician who enjoys hands-on operations and desires a challenging environment where you both actively contribute to varied laboratory projects and acquire new fabrication, measurement, and test capabilities. We highly value technology and "getting the job done".

Key Functions
• Board layout, assembly, and testing of high-speed digital electronic circuits
• Board layout, assembly, and testing of microwave and millimeter-wave circuits including mechanical fixturing and circuit integration
• Drawing of plans and fixture fabrication using machine tools of custom and one-off mechanical fixtures in support of circuit and antenna measurements
• Fabrication of microwave cable and digital harness
• Collaboration with engineers on laboratory activities including operation of test equipment and data acquisition
• Participate as a team member to support engineer-directed activities
• Maintenance of laboratory equipment and general laboratory cleanliness and safety
• Ability to work on multiple projects in a dynamic environment with shifting priorities
• Ability to interact and work with a diverse set of engineers and technician colleagues.
• Willing to learn, ask questions, suggest solutions, take ownership of issues

Qualifications

Electronics Technology Specialist III Qualifications

• Significant experience with the measurements using advanced electrical laboratory equipment, such as network and spectrum analyzers
• Familiarity with operating computer programs for automated data acquisition
• Significant experience with RF/analog/digital layout principles, PCB assembly, and industry-standard PCB layout tools such as PADS,
• Significant experience with microwave circuit layout principles, circuit assembly including packaged component attachment (e.g. QFN and or MIMIC die attach), and general microwave concepts such as S-parameters
• Experience with advanced machine tools, such as mills and lathes

Preferred
• Experience with LPKF circuit board milling machines is a plus
• Experience with LabVIEW or MATLAB is a plus
• Experience with TWTs or high-voltage circuitry is a plus

Transcript Requirement

None

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: Yes

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email atieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also reviewThe Equal Employment Opportunity is the Lawposter andthe supplement, as well as thePay Transparency Policy Statement.

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